A constructed pre-19th century house required some reworking of the floor plan to update the home for contemporary living. All cabinetry was done by Doug Parker and Mike Walkowiak of Aurora Custom Cabinets. The floor plan was reconfigured, but left the best parts intact, such as an old pocket door with three wood species and old world craftsmanship. A new laundry room was created, as well as proper a master bath and walk-in master closet, and a back door that leads to a small porch for grilling.
The cabinetry features places for office organization as well as all of the appliances, and a copper sink was reused in the butler’s pantry, which connects the dining room to the kitchen. The windows were upgraded with historical reproductions, and the ten foot high ceilings were scaled down with the addition of coffered beams. Glass-fronted transom cabinets pay homage to traditional detailing and a coat closet that masks as custom cabinetry is hidden at back door.