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Grand Victorian

Looking at this home today, you would never know that the project began as a poorly maintained duplex. Luckily, the homeowners saw past the worn façade and engaged our team to uncover and update the Victorian gem that lay underneath. Taking special care to preserve the historical integrity of the 100-year-old floor plan, we returned the home back to its original glory as a grand, single family home.

The project included many renovations, both small and large, including the addition of a a wraparound porch to bring the façade closer to the street, a gable with custom scrollwork to accent the new front door, and a more substantial balustrade. Windows were added to bring in more light and some interior walls were removed to open up the public spaces to accommodate the family’s lifestyle.

You can read more about the transformation of this home in Old House Journal: http://www.cummingsarchitects.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Old-House-Journal-Dec.-2009.pdf

Photo Credit: Eric Roth
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May 21, 2014
flicklis wrote:
balcony... what type of flooring was used and do you have water issues - in the room below?
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It is customized for the site but I suppose we could offer it to you electronically. Please send me a private message and we can talk about how much.
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Marcia Pacheco
Adorei é linda, pena que aqui no Brasil, ninguém saberia fazer um telhado lindo deste.....Parabéns
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March 4, 2014
Laura Gurreri wrote:
what is the size of the playroom above?
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Twenty two by say sixteen feet. You like the balcony?!
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It looks like a dollhouse! Love it!
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February 16, 2014
marie0602 wrote:
is this the house they live in
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thank you i know it was probably a dumb question! o_0
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No - we have design barns and even restored authentic ones for people to live in.
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January 31, 2014
jennifer531 wrote:
What is the color of the shutters and garage doors? - What is the color of the shutters and garage doors?
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We do know that it is from the Benjamin Moore Historical Colors but unfortunately we don't know the exact color
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January 28, 2014
bjkindt wrote:
Do you have the color of the siding? Thanks in advance.
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We do know that it is from the Benjamin Moore Historical Colors but unfortunately we don't know the exact color
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Try BM Dry Sage
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January 22, 2014
marillis wrote:
What is the roofing material?
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Certainteed carriage house.
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