A Couple Reclaims Bowling Alley Floors for Their Family's Bedrooms and Even Saves Some for a Custom Bench

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Architect Michael P. Hamilton renovates a former lodge into a modern abode in Omaha.

Modern home with Exterior, House, and Wood Siding Material. Designed in 1960, the house was originally a lodge to accommodate horse trails. Throughout the years, the house has expanded with various additions and renovations. Photo  of A Couple Reclaims Bowling Alley Floors for Their Family's Bedrooms and Even Saves Some for a Custom BenchView Photos

Designed in 1960, the house was originally a lodge to accommodate horse trails. Throughout the years, the house has expanded with various additions and renovations.

Western Red Cedar panels wrap around the exterior of the house. The main entry is clad in Tongue and Groove cedar panels. Photo  of A Couple Reclaims Bowling Alley Floors for Their Family's Bedrooms and Even Saves Some for a Custom Bench modern homeView Photos

Western Red Cedar panels wrap around the exterior of the house. The main entry is clad in Tongue and Groove cedar panels.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, and Pendant Lighting. The entrance of the home features slate flagstone flooring and midcentury furniture. Photo  of A Couple Reclaims Bowling Alley Floors for Their Family's Bedrooms and Even Saves Some for a Custom BenchView Photos

The entrance of the home features slate flagstone flooring and midcentury furniture.

A loft floor looks over the living room which in contrast to the slate flagstone, uses steel plate flooring. Photo  of A Couple Reclaims Bowling Alley Floors for Their Family's Bedrooms and Even Saves Some for a Custom Bench modern homeView Photos

A loft floor looks over the living room which in contrast to the slate flagstone, uses steel plate flooring.

In the bedroom, Hamilton and his wife Candace reclaimed their maple wood floor from a popular bowling alley that was scheduled to be demolished. The wood was removed and used for all the bedrooms in the home. The same wood is used in furniture designed by Hamilton. He designed and built the bench located at the end of the bed. The bedroom also features wall sconces designed by George Nelson. Photo  of A Couple Reclaims Bowling Alley Floors for Their Family's Bedrooms and Even Saves Some for a Custom Bench modern homeView Photos

In the bedroom, Hamilton and his wife Candace reclaimed their maple wood floor from a popular bowling alley that was scheduled to be demolished. The wood was removed and used for all the bedrooms in the home. The same wood is used in furniture designed by Hamilton. He designed and built the bench located at the end of the bed. The bedroom also features wall sconces designed by George Nelson.

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