Jessica Helgerson Interior Design
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Glamorous Four Square traditional-kitchen

Glamorous Four Square

We undertook an extensive remodel of this turn-of-the-century, Southeast Portland foursquare. By gutting the small, dysfunctional kitchen and annexing space from an under-utilized back pantry and mudroom, we created a large and airy cooking and dining space. Photo by Lincoln Barbour.

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September 8, 2012
donnamhorn wrote:
Love the stools...where can I get them?
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Susan Deneau Interior Design
I used those same stools for a kitchen project - they are vintage Toledo drafting stools from the 1940's. I found the ones that I used through Get Back's website (a dealer in Conn.)
But, you can also try Ebay, 1st Dibs, etc. as a source. Also, Restoration Hardware offers a reproduction, but the seat is flatter and overall, it's just not as solid and well made as the original ones. They are very comfortable - the seat height is adjustable from counter to bar height and the back rest also can be moved up or down as well.
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September 6, 2012
pegramhouzz wrote:
Can you provide the dimensions of this room?
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same - any dimension info?
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Jennifer Cavorsi Design
I'm also interested in the dimensions as well.
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August 14, 2014
soohoolm wrote:
What are the dimensions of this kitchen? - Anyone there? Can you provide the dimensions of the kitchen?
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November 10, 2013
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May 11, 2013
cactaylor30 wrote:
great light fixtures over island...can you share the source?
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March 27, 2013
brdesigner wrote:
Where did the hardware on the glass cabinet doors come from,please?
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August 31, 2012
sbbrawner wrote:
One other question...what are the dimensions of the island? Thanks!
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August 31, 2012
sbbrawner wrote:
Terrific kitchen! Would you mind sharing the dimensions and the countertop materials?
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The kitchen is always found in a back quarter of the first floor, leading to a backyard. You're also likely to find push-button light switches in authentic foursquares.

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