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Victorian Splendor traditional-dining-room

Victorian Splendor

Originally designed by J. Merrill Brown in 1887, this Queen Anne style home sits proudly in Cambridge's Avon Hill Historic District. Past was blended with present in the restoration of this property to its original 19th century elegance. The design satisfied historical requirements with its attention to authentic detailsand materials; it also satisfied the wishes of the family who has been connected to the house through several generations.

Photo Credit: Peter Vanderwarker

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August 9, 2013
kristinbflo wrote:
Are the cushions attached to the bench? If so, how?
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Thanks for your question. Yes the cushions are attached to the bench. I don't know how they were exactly attached though. We had this custom built.
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ok, thank you
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April 13, 2013
pattonplace1223 wrote:
Where did you get the light fixture? And what kind is it?
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Thank you very much. Beautiful room.
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You're welcome and thank you!
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March 3, 2013
kkc003 wrote:
What kind of cabinets are these?
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Thanks for your question kkc003! These cabinets were custom built by Ray McManus.
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February 17, 2013
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You're welcome!
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October 26, 2012
jjk92 wrote:
What stain did you use on the trim and floor? - I like the color combination, what type of wood, stain, and finish did you use for the trim and the flooring? Thanks!
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This project was a restoration, in order to match existing most products and paints were custom. The hardwood floor was an existing white oak floor that we patch/matched in the areas needed. The stain/finish is a custom mix in order to match the existing. Same goes for all the trim in the kitchen, it’s white oak trim with a custom stain/finish to match.
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September 12, 2012
orionllc wrote:
Where did you have the leather/vinyl bench cushions made? How are they secured to the bench? Great Nook! - Nook seats
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Thanks for your question! The cushions were custom made by a local fabricator. The leather was ordered from Spinneybeck.
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June 25, 2012
sawjon wrote:
Nice project. Are those windows curved and who supplied them?
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Thanks for the information Architectural openings!
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Glad to be of help. Best, Guy
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April 17, 2012
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Is the over the table light fixture an antique Dutch, or Flemish chandelier ?
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Yes, the chandelier is a Flemish Williamsburg.
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