Restoring a House in the City : What do a fashion mogul, a movie set designer, and a famous actress all have in common? Good taste, of course, but more than that: they each share a passion for restoring antique town houses to their original glory while creating comfortable and stylish settings for themselves and their families. Restoring a House in the City gives you an exclusive glimpse inside their homes - and many more - in this essential guide for a new generation of urban renovators. Packed with practical information culled from architects, interior designers, artisans, and other pros, this book steers you through the process of researching real estate, hiring a contractor, and discovering the best methods for reviving woodwork, windows, and other period elements. With over four hundred color photographs, this treasury of design ideas and resources - on everything from choosing color schemes and furniture to creating new kitchens and bathrooms - will give you the confidence and tools you need to bring an old home back to life. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent version and accordingly MAY NOT have a dust jacket.
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