Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Historic Restoration

A long life in a comfortable piece of 1812 architecture (built in 1890) has been a rewarding exercise in historic restoration. This is a neighborhood in constant transition, so we have not been tempted to turn the place into a money pit. 

Now and then I realize that a design choice made for convenience has recreated one of the traditional ways of managing life support. Moving a top of the line locking tradesman's tool cabinet into a corner of the original unfitted production kitchen transformed the space into a secure home office. At the turn of the nineteenth century, all doors and storage pieces had locks and keys-30-

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