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Today’s Historic Interiors

Tour through historic homes, restaurants, and other institutions which have been altered to accommodate 21st century lifestyles while still maintaining the original integrity of the building.  Learn how renovating or refashioning an older building increases the financial return on the initial investment and prevents unnecessary disruption of a neighborhood.  Featured homes which have been modified and updated to accommodate the demands of present day life include an 1855 Gambrel, a Denver Beaux-Art House, and a 20th century Georgetown house.  The work of 42 architects and designers who have restored and renovated homes dating from the 1750's to 1980's is showcased through these rooms.  This attractive collection of inspired decor will provide an endless supply of ideas for transforming yesterdays old house or building your dream house.

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