Bud Dietrich, AIA
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jack's place - the kitchen traditional-kitchen

jack's place - the kitchen

The space was opened up and made "family central" by removing walls and installing new steel beams above the finished ceiling.

Visit http://tinyurl.com/3symy8v to see more photos including before shots of this project.

Photography by Mike Kaskel

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July 1, 2012
dfogarty wrote:
Dimensions of the kitchen - Could you please tell me the dimenions of this kitchen? And are these 8 foot ceilings? Thanks. I love this kitchen! It's beautiful.
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
The kitchen is about 17' x 16' and yes, the ceilings are 8' - thanks

You can see some before photos of the kitchen here:

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April 8, 2012
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
44-inches by 133-inches
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March 5, 2012
greatpics wrote:
Where is the island from? It is beautiful, love the offset of color. - Where is the island from? It is beautiful, love the offset of color.
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
The island was custom made by the same folks who made all the cabinets. The company is Lincoln Kitchens out of Zion Illinois.
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Sorry but I don't recall.
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July 17, 2011
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So excited what a great job! Can't wait to check out your website and the best part your local right up the road in Riverview! Do you do work in Hyde Park as well? Really Lovely!
    Bookmark   December 19, 2011 at 6:43AM
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Thanks wgrosenthal. Yes, I do work in Hyde Park.
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This kitchen was once two rooms. The wall that ran down the middle broke up the space, making it feel choppy and small. A new beam was installed above the ceiling so the finished space would be one big, open room.

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