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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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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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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Past Forward-Kitchen

Custom cabinets in the kitchen of this Lawrenceville home are painted in Benjamin Moore’s “Cloud White.” The countertops are natural quartzite. Prefab wood flooring from a prior remodel was replaced […]

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Past Forward-Entryway

Plaster wall surfaces and authentic, character-rich details — archways, columns, fluted casings and pine floors — were preserved and carefully restored in this Lawrenceville home. The 1970s-era X bench in […]

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Past Forward-Drawing room

Antique books and other artifacts fill the newly installed custom bookcases around the perimeter of the drawing room — a multi­func­tional space used for reading, entertaining, piano playing and more. […]

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Past Forward-Butlers pantry

The butler’s pantry — along with an adjacent powder room and coat closet — was carved from an oversized and outdated full bathroom in this Lawrenceville home. A mosaic marble […]

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Past Forward

A historic home honors its place in history and crafts a new narrative in classic form When a professional couple and their two sons relocated to Lawrenceville, New Jersey, they […]

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