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Glenview Mansion

The Glenview Mansion listed on the National Register of Historic places as the John Bond Trevor house, is located on Warburton Avenue in Yonkers, New York.  The stone house, designed by Charles W. Clinton, was built in the 1870s in the late Victorian architectural style.  John Bond Trevor, a New York Financier, built the home … Read the full article

Westchester Butler’s Pantry

I just love the historical presence of a main kitchen with a Butler’s pantry as an elegant staging area just before entering a dining room. As I have discussed in the past, most of my inspiration comes from the aesthetic of many historical Butlers’ pantries. I was fortunate in that the existing space for the … Read the full article

Kykuit

I spend a lot of time traveling to different homes that were primarily built during The Gilded Age. The Gilded Age was a Period of time in United States history that lasted from around 1879 to about 1905. Not too long after the civil war, this era was one of very rapid economic growth in … Read the full article

Glenmere Mansion

In 1911 the Glenmere mansion, overlooking Glenmere Lake, just fifty miles northwest of New York City in Orange County, New York, was built by New York City real estate developer Robert Wilson Goelet , on the grounds of his sprawling estate in Sugar Loaf, a hamlet of the town of Chester, New York. Goelet commissioned … Read the full article

Family Kitchen

This magnificent Westchester County home built in the late 1920s is now a part of the historic register. We were hired by the homeowner to design the back of house, which consists of mud room, pool kitchen, main kitchen, and butler’s pantry. Architect Bana Choura did a fabulous job incorporating the old garage and old … Read the full article