1870s Mansard Exterior
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This 1870s Mansard had been clad in vinyl siding and aluminum gutters in the 1980s, and years of neglect had left the brick foundation in need of re-pointing. Cellar windows were rotting, and the other windows were loose and drafty. The homeowner requested a complete renovation/restoration of the exterior. We began by removing the siding and gutters. We restored original wi...More
“House colors” — Kiera Murphy
Mansard Kitchen
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The kitchen in this 1870s Mansard was part of an addition that was cold, awkward, and out-of-date. The homeowner asked us to emphasize a connection to the yard beyond. As an avid gardener and cook, she wanted to enjoy her yard while preparing meals and easily access her garden. The connection was achieved by installing new wood windows on two walls of the kitchen instead of ...More
“Windows and dishwasher drawers” — doukar
Mansard Bathroom
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The homeowner wanted to add more functionality to her small first-floor half-bath by introducing a shower. We introduced an enclosed glass stall with a base that mirrors the period baseboards lining the room, as well as period-appropriate lighting.
“round craftsman shower” — blakeaimee
1870s Mansard
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This 1870s Mansard had been clad in vinyl siding and aluminum gutters in the 1980s, and years of neglect had left the brick foundation in need of re-pointing. Cellar windows were rotting, and the other windows were loose and drafty. The homeowner requested a complete renovation/restoration of the exterior. We began by removing the siding and gutters. We restored original window...More
“Foundation” — cef291
1870s Mansard
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The stairs in this 1870s Victorian Mansard were repaired for safety and appearance, and period design elements were carefully preserved. The kitchen, seen down the entry hall, was also remodeled.
“1870s mansard” — jasmine24
1870s Mansard
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As part of an overall home renovation, we brought this guest bedroom back to basics - refinishing the original wood flooring, painting, and re-wiring the room, which allowed for the removal of four (now outdated) phone jacks that had been placed in the bedroom over the years.
“Wall color” — claytonhr3
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