A. PROBLEM:

Our clients wanted to modify the function and design of their kitchen to fit their passion for cooking and entertaining. At the same time, they definitely wanted to maintain the historical home's architectural and aesthetic integrity, as reflected in the cabinet style, hardwood floors, moldings and design elements.

The original kitchen presented multiple challenges: a narrow doorway served as the only connection between the original dining and kitchen areas, which didn't allow the cook(s) to freely move around and converse with guests; an overbearing refrigerator box did little for the aesthetics of the cold pantry; and outdated cabinetry restricted storage space in the butler's pantry.

B. SOLUTION:

Adapting modern construction requirements to a uniquely designed older home requires careful attention to structural concerns and mechanical needs of the project. With that in mind, we made the following renovations and upgrades: removed the wall between the breakfast nook and kitchen area, transforming the breakfast nook and kitchen into one spacious room; primary window lengthened to provide additional natural light; modern appliances installed to allow the gourmet cook to create culinary masterpieces with minimal effort; unique arrangement of new cabinetry took full advantage of available space and facilitated special storage needs; flat panel television installed in the kitchen area to complete the modern upgrade.

 

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