Though the kitchen is newly renovated, the designers used warm wood cabinets to help it complement the home's Tudor architecture. A large island gives the owners plenty of room for meal prep and entertaining.
Pavers in a quatrefoil design, repeated from this home’s Tudor-style architecture, is a focal point of the motor court. Reclaimed street pavers are used for the front drive, as well as, the back patio. The scale of the motor court was defined and softened with boxwood hedging and large lindens spaded in. The home in Glencoe, Ill., was an Association of Professional Landscape Designers 2015 Landscape Design Award winner.
Built in 1891 in Evanston, Illinois, the house showcases the Tudor Revival style of architecture. The inside has received respectful modern upgrades over the years to keep the kitchen, living areas and seven bedrooms comfortable for today's needs.
A gray concrete driveway and path lead to this stunning home exterior rooted in a Tudor-style design with inspiration from English country architecture. Placed above most windows and the front doorway, corbel-style fascias in cedar add definition to the light gray exterior. Well-manicured landscaping of shrubs and small trees ensures picture-perfect curb appeal.
In this kitchen makeover, designers needed to upgrade the efficiency of the space while protecting the room's 1931 Tudor style. White cabinets were a fresh choice in keeping with the Tudor architecture. Designers paired them with nickel pulls, Caesarstone Wild Rice countertops and a Walker Zanger slate backsplash in a range of neutral shades.