Past Forward-Details of kitchen

LEFT: Leamann found the antique Eiffel Tower scale in this Lawrenceville home from an antiques dealer in Kentucky. “I knew immediately that it would go on the mantel in the […]

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Highlighting History-Foyer

The home boasts beautiful woodwork, including trim above the living room door and dentil molding in the foyer. The hardwood flooring in the hallway replaced the home’s original slate flooring. […]

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User Friendly-Exterior

“The client specifically wanted to avoid large expanses of masonry in the form of brick or stone,” architect Michael Scro says, “so accents were used in a limited fashion, largely […]

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Past Forward-Details of butlers pantry

A wall was removed to create a visual flow to the new butler’s pantry and beyond. Details such as fluted cased openings with rosettes replicate the home’s unique architectural details.

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Work Flow-Dressed for Success

“We wanted the dark hue of the cabinetry to extend around the room so we painted all millwork the same color,” designer Alma Russo says. The addition of a large-scale […]

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Past Forward-Exterior

The classic Greek Revival-style Lawrenceville, NJ, home — built circa 1828 — is listed on the historic register. Inset: If doorknockers could talk: This brass lion has seen guests coming […]

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Past Forward-Entry hall

In the entrance hall (just beyond the doorway), a vintage English chest is juxtaposed with modern art, creating a tension between old and new. The lantern-style chandelier is a modern […]

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User Friendly-Exterior Side

A side façade of this Bergen County home features an array of windows bringing natural light into the stairwell on sunny days and creating a dramatic effect in the evenings […]

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