Bridging the Divide-Bridge

Architect Brian Messana walks from the addition into the home’s renovated second floor, where a new laundry room was introduced for easy access. On both sides of the bridge, the […]

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Bridging the Divide-Bathroom

The couple’s spacious bathroom has a walk-in shower and toilet compartment separated from the main space by a wall of frosted glass doors. A skylight filters in natural light. Walls […]

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Bridging the Divide-Kitchen

The main floor in the existing home was reconfigured into an open layout to increase function and flow. Appliances are concealed behind sleek white-lacquered cabinetry, a striking contrast to honed […]

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Bridging the Divide-Exterior

The addition, which encompasses a new garage with a master bedroom suite above, “is proportionate to the existing home but the architectural vocabulary is modern,” architect Brian Messana says. A […]

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Bridging the Divide-Living Room

Modern furnishings contribute to the minimal clean-lined aesthetic. New sliding glass doors and windows greatly enhance the home’s indoor/outdoor connection.

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Bridging the Divide-Hallway

Carving out space for a powder room on the main level was a priority in the formerly one-bathroom home. The door at right leads to a converted basement, which is […]

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Bridging the Divide-Bedroom

A large south-facing window allows for amazing views and light to wash over the primary bedroom. The custom bed is made of slow-growth solid American oak. A linear light fixture […]

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Bridging the Divide

A modern renovation and addition both fit in — and stand out   When Meg and Chuck Olivo’s family expanded from one child to three, their Rutherford, New Jersey, home’s […]

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Tailor Made-Butlers Pantry

Situated between the kitchen and dining room, the butler’s pantry “feels like a more elevated extension of the kitchen,” Gersten says, with its taupe satin lacquer cabinets, luxe travertine mosaic […]

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