The town barber in Randolph, Vermont, was retiring, and his iconic 1919 shop was for sale.
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"Why would anyone install heat vents on the second floor, then close them off?" —Wendy Kaufman
The sensitive addition of new architectural elements added character to a mid-1920s house of uncertain origin and pedigree. Inside and out, it’s now a Colonial Revival showplace, better than the original.
No need to settle for aluminum or vinyl from the big-box store.