Updating antique ice box
They just go unnoticed while the grand Victorians get the spotlight. Close-up of newel post fixture is pictured at top of this page. It was not stained because the patina from its age provided the nice amber color you see. View of Parlor from Entrance Hall with wallpaper and portieres. Maple counter top stained and varnished, repro Kohler sink and nickel plated Kohler faucet.Taft was president, and Fathers Day was first celebrated.It was a time when women’s dresses on rare occasion would reveal their ankles and popular songs of 1910 were “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” and “Down by the Old Mill Stream”.It was then on October 1, 1910 when the Lane family moved into their brand new home with nothing but the future before them.Since then the seasons have passed, as have its many residents, but the house has lived on.The house just needed to be what it was designed to be.My goal was to restore the house back to its original splendor of the early 1900’s as accurately as I could.
Many mistakes were made before I went back to school to study Historic Preservation.This house is not at all special or unique in its architectural design or style.