Not only does this remodel integrate a light-flooded, modern kitchen into a historically significant home without disrupting the integrity of the exterior elevations, it's also green.
Materials include dark-stained rift-cut oak cabinets, counters and shelves of Calcutta marble, a center island braced by nickel-plated steel, and flamed French limestone floors. Interior design was by Jennifer Youngblood and Jeff Eckmann.
The goal was to replace a dark and camped kitchen with an expansive space that opens gracefully to a renovated family room (formerly the mudroom) and existing dining room and entry.
The oversized island is supported by nickel-plated, L-shaped supports that create a sense of airness without sacrificing counter space.