Maintaining the historic charm of this 1922 Colonial Revival-style home designed by famed Madison architect, Frank Riley, was paramount to the new owners of this home. TDS recreated a sun porch from an old photograph of the home and replaced windows that faced the blustery lake with new energy efficient Marvin windows. With preservation in mind, a living space was converted back to the original garage, the three-story spiral staircase was refinished, and the birds-eye maple, Brazilian cherry, and black walnut inlay floors were refinished. Updated bathrooms throughout and a new kitchen brought this home up-to-date without sacrificing its historic appeal.
- Project Year: 2014
- Neighborhood: Isthmus
- Categories: Historic Preservation, Kitchen Remodel, Bathroom
One of our expert lead carpenters, and architectural history buff, discovered while working on this home that it was a Frank Riley designed home. Riley is known for his Colonial Revival designs with gracious proportions. The Riley family was influential in East side real estate development and civic affairs.
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