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Do I have room for a small baby grand in my entry?
June 24, 2014 in Design Dilemma
This is the new president's residence for a college in New York. The house is a southern Colonial Revival built in 1929. It has a surprisingly large dining room, a moderate size living room in which we need to be able to seat ten, and a very large entry. My husband wants a baby grand in the house with all his heart. We have found a perfect, small, baby grand. Ebony, Yamaha, 5'2" long and 5 feet wide. We would like to place it in the corner of the room so,that you see the keys when you walk in, and the small end is in the corner.. We are unsure whether or not it will overpower the entry. I have attached a picture of,the entry as it was before we moved in. I can get you the measurement if you'd like. I'm wondering if there is a standard formula as to how big a room must be for a baby grand. There's no room for it in the living room. And we don't want it in the dining room since it seems inappropriate to have it there. Can anyone give some advice? I don't want to buy a baby grand and have it installed only to find its a huge mistake! Help?? Please??? In the picture, the corner it would go in is in the far, lower right corner of the picture! Thank you! Thank you, for your help!!