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An inspiring, informative collection of articles on historical kitchens and period d bathrooms. See retro kitchens, kitchen additions, and new old kitchens. Learn about stoves, kitchen cabinets, and retro appliances. Tour inspired old-house bathrooms.

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A 1910-1930 Kitchen

When you buy an old house, you will have to remodel the kitchen. Old houses never have enough storage space. Bachelors don’t cook. Wrong, wrong, and wrong—at least at Sconehenge, David Berman’s 1910 Shingle Style house in Plymouth, Mass.

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Light Cottage Renovation

Sometimes, what is retained is as important as what is renovated or added. Small things and the right details in a cottage renovation can bring back the joy.

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1920s-40s Baths

Bungalow-era baths were of the “sanitary white” persuasion. Not so the bathrooms built after the mid-1920s! Bright color and Jazz Age glamour continued through the 1930s. By the mid-40s, white tile was back.

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Modern Craftsman Kitchen

To replace nondescript space in an old house, an architect designs a hard-working “modern Craftsman” kitchen for a friend who has strong ideas about design and function.

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Cozy Kitchens

Despite remodelings and our expectation of modern function, the old-house kitchen is a favorite space, often exuding atmosphere.

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Allied Window

Allied Window offers a beautiful, affordable and invisible solution for your bent glass and shaped windows.  Allied Window's specialty is creating insulating storm windows that disappear into your shaped openings - matching the shape exactly - from bent glass to odd shapes, sizes and thicknesses – disappearing into your window opening.

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Crown Point Cabinetry

Crown Point Cabinetry offers custom cabinets for period style kitchens, baths, offices, laundry rooms, home bars and more. Styles include Shaker, Arts & Crafts, Early American, Victorian and Transitional.

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Mark E Industries, Inc

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