In order to maintain its historic authenticity, designer Erica Riggio selected period paint colors for the exterior of this renovated 1920s bungalow. The updated landscaping incorporates native plants to create a lush entrance to the home.
Continuing around the front, designers opted to remove the wood accents of this historic Tudor home in favor of an all-stucco exterior. To incorporate pieces of traditional flair, though, designers added decorative brick around the home's doorway and window arches to embrace the character of this historic home.
For the kitchen renovation of this historic Adams-style home, HGTV Design Star contestant Karl Sponholtz tried to stay true to the history while providing all the convenience of a modern chef's kitchen.
The renovation returned much of the home's classic grandeur, replacing the plain white trim with a palette of dark green and classic brick that feels more somber and historic, as seen on HGTV's Home Town.
In the renovation of the home, designers worked hard to gracefully integrate modern comforts into the historic structure. Here, residents can cozy up by a large fireplace and take in a wide stretch of bay views.
Energy-efficient appliances were added during the renovation of this historic home that freshened up the design and made it more practical. Here, bright white cabinets and a coffered ceiling bounce back the light from the windows and chic pendants.
A beautiful example of Queen Anne Victorian architecture, this four bedroom, four bathroom home in Seattle features a cedar shake roof and a mix of wood and stone construction. During the renovation, original details were painstakingly preserved; the house is truly an historic landmark.
This home was originally built in the 1800s, but recent renovations tripled its size so it now encompasses 14,000 square feet. Designers' main challenge and goal was to seamlessly marry the historic architecture with the new elements.
Rough-hewn wood and rich, dark walls turn this cozy corner reading nook into a showpiece. Wood beams reflect the character of the historic farmhouse, which underwent a top-to-bottom renovation that opened up the space and turned its formerly small, dark rooms into a livable and family-friendly country home.
A black-painted clawfoot tub fits with the character of this historic New York farmhouse, but the sleek black-on-white design of the space is characteristic of its modern renovation. In this updated bathroom, white walls mix with black octagonal tile floors and an unexpected animal hide rug to create an eclectic space with loads of style.
Radiating curb appeal, this beautiful historic home was carefully renovated to protect its charm and architectural details, while also making it more environmentally friendly. Wraparound porches on the upper and lower levels allow residents to enjoy its tropical location.
The Point Loma, Calif., home was built in 1935 and needed a renovation to bring it to the modern world. During the remodeling, it was important to preserve the historic front facade of the home. An inviting front courtyard features beautiful landscaping, a brick patio and lap pool covered by pergola.
The kitchen at the home of Nick Reed and Joelle Arqueros in Van Nuys, CA as seen on HGTV's House Hunters Renovation. For this remodel, interior designer Doug Widand repainted the walls, resurfaced the cabinets and hardware to keep this historic part of the home. An etched floral pattern in the glass adds visual interest to the space.
Built in 1946 by Ben Golden, this renovated downtown loft located in the historic "Sweet Auburn" neighborhood has a fresh new look that highlights the home's unique architecture and views of the Atlanta skyline.