The refrigerator niche in the brick wall is neatly closed in across the top with cabinets, making one move do the work of two. chose it as one of three "pace-setting" kitchens of the year."When you can get a complete kitchen, laundry, and a place to eat into a space only about 12' square, it's a real achievement," the editors gushed.we took the wall out between the entry and the kitchen so that we could get this amazing breakfast bar and open up the space to the rest of the living area.We went with a bay-style window behind the sink which paid off big time.It’s a decent size kitchen but we didn’t want any one element to overpower the others.We love the look of spaces that incorporate carrara marble but we wanted something that didn’t require as much maintenance so we opted for this harder, less porous white damasco marble that helped us achieve a similar look and we love the way it turned out.One side of this kitchen is for serving, with generous counter space and dishes behind sliding glass doors so you can find things in a hurry.
The rest of the house had original hardwood floor so we ripped out the brown linoleum that was there and carried the hardwoods into the kitchen.
The folding doors of the dish cabinet open at touch to place contents within easy reach. Featured in the February 1957 issue, this easily maintained kitchen has enameled steel cabinets with stainless steel counters, which blend beautifully with the warm quality of wood and plaster surfaces throughout the house.
The custom-designed smoke hood over the cooking-top and barbecue is appropriately architectural. The cook can see and talk to guests, and when the accordion-like dining area partition is folded back, the kitchen enjoys the cheerful southern exposure. The cooking counter in this kitchen works from the other side as an eating bar.
Beautiful old boards, old weather-beaten brick live harmoniously with new wallpaper and fresh blue enamel paint, stainless steel, and rubber tile.
These last two are as durable and carefree as modern engineers and technicians know how to make them." dubbed this home on the southern coast of Nova Scotia "a house of quiet design that cannot be labeled modern or traditional." In the kitchen, "the tall gable-end window fills the room with light and provides a view of the entrance area," the editors wrote.