House on Turtle BackTraditional Dining Room, New York

This project began with a handsome center-entrance Colonial Revival house in a neighborhood where land values and house sizes had grown enormously since my clients moved there in the 1980s. Tear-downs had become standard in the area, but the house was in excellent condition and had a lovely recent kitchen. So we kept the existing structure as a starting point for additions that would maximize the potential beauty and value of the site

A highly detailed Gambrel-roofed gable reaches out to the street with a welcoming entry porch. The existing dining room and stair hall were pushed out with new glazed walls to create a bright and expansive interior. At the living room, a new angled bay brings light and a feeling of spaciousness to what had been a rather narrow room.
At the back of the house, a six-sided family room with a vaulted ceiling wraps around the existing kitchen. Skylights in the new ceiling bring light to the old kitchen windows and skylights.

At the head of the new stairs, a book-lined sitting area is the hub between the master suite, home office, and other bedrooms.

Large elegant medium tone wood floor and brown floor dining room photo in New York with black walls and no fireplace —  Houzz
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Koleen Cook wrote:Jan 5, 2013
Sharon Key wrote:Feb 14, 2012
  • moediggs
    Can you tell me what the other color is on the walls, other than the Hale Navy?
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    Joseph B Lanza Design + Building
    From my client ,"The room has exposures East and West The bay window is South, hence we used a warm white- Ben Moore, creamy white, OC 7
Denise L wrote:Nov 24, 2013
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    Joseph B Lanza Design + Building
    Hale Navy from Benj. Moore
  • Faith Private

    what is the light color you matched with hale navy? it looks creamy white but just could be my screen.

camsh wrote:Oct 14, 2012
rfwalker wrote:Jan 29, 2015
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    Joseph B Lanza Design + Building
    Thanks! Glad you like it. I'm afraid I can't help you on the rug. It's an antique that was in my client's family.
Becky wrote:Oct 15, 2013
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    Joseph B Lanza Design + Building
    Those are Anderson 400 series in size TW3052. Each window is about 3'2" wide by 5'-2" high. If you are considering something similar, be sure to use tempered glass if the bottom of the window will be within 18" of the floor.
Ana Stagnaro_Wendel wrote:Nov 18, 2014
    Ethan Allen wrote:Apr 28, 2014

      What Houzzers are commenting on:

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      dining room with rectangular table

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      nicoleearly added this to Dining RoomJul 17, 2019

      Hale navy wall, black chairs, natural top table

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      ktlang_ added this to bluesFeb 17, 2019

      Hale Navy from Benj. Moore / Creamy White OC7

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