Scandinavian Style Revives This Montreal Home

A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.

The gracious triplexes indigenous to Montreal’s Plateau and Mile-End neighborhoods, long admired for their stone and brick facades and wrought-iron outdoor staircases, captured Erik Rydingsvärd’s fancy soon after he arrived in the city from Copenhagen in 2010. "My first thought when I moved here was, I would love to buy one of those triplexes and just live in one [of the units] and rent out the other two," he says. "I love the row houses; for me, coming from Scandinavia, it’s very different."

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