Collection by Heather Corcoran

These Old Houses: 5 Renovations That Blend Old and New


Whether midcentury modern, Victorian, or something even older, these clever renovations hold on to their historic bones.

Architect Gregory Phillips connected the original house to a new modern extension that doesn’t interfere with the...
A carpet of custom tile created by Navone punctuates a corridor on the first floor.
Oakland, California, doesn’t want for stately old Victorian houses, but heritage and zoning regulations often make them...
The new kitchen borrowed space and light from the original courtyard.
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect...