The 1950’s gem required some modern updates to the kitchen, living room, master suite, and guest rooms to better align with the client’s lifestyle. Using a mix of natural woods and brick, we were able to insert new materials while maintaining the home’s original character and charm.

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Modern home with Staircase, Wood Railing, and Stone Tread. The midcentury light fixtures blend well with the original slate floors and woodwork.   Photo  of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The midcentury light fixtures blend well with the original slate floors and woodwork.

Modern home with Living Room, End Tables, Bookcase, Medium Hardwood Floor, Console Tables, Wood Burning Fireplace, Sofa, and Sectional. The custom crafted shelving encloses the couch to create a cozy atmosphere.  Photo 3 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The custom crafted shelving encloses the couch to create a cozy atmosphere.

Modern home with Dining Room, Medium Hardwood Floor, Pendant Lighting, Table, Storage, and Shelves. The dining room is where the young family gathers to share a meal and play games.  Photo 5 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The dining room is where the young family gathers to share a meal and play games.

Modern home with Hallway and Medium Hardwood Floor. The new living room/dining room space is bright and airy compared to the previous dark and outdated state.  Photo 6 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The new living room/dining room space is bright and airy compared to the previous dark and outdated state.

Modern home with Kitchen, Laminate Cabinet, Pendant Lighting, Colorful Cabinet, Wood Counter, Medium Hardwood Floor, and Drop In Sink. Cabinets by local manufacturer, Beechtree, add a pop of color to the kitchen.  Photo 7 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

Cabinets by local manufacturer, Beechtree, add a pop of color to the kitchen.

Modern home with Kitchen, Medium Hardwood Floor, Wood Counter, Refrigerator, Cooktops, Wood Cabinet, Range, Wall Oven, and Pendant Lighting. The kitchen looks out on the big open deck with expansive tree views.  Photo 8 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The kitchen looks out on the big open deck with expansive tree views.

Modern home with Kitchen, Wood Cabinet, Wood Counter, Wall Oven, and Medium Hardwood Floor. The front door leads straight into the kitchen, a central gathering place.  Photo 9 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The front door leads straight into the kitchen, a central gathering place.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Chair, Night Stands, and Wall Lighting. The windows and original wood ceiling were maintained for warmth and light, while the architect's reworked the layout of the master suite.  Photo 10 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The windows and original wood ceiling were maintained for warmth and light, while the architect's reworked the layout of the master suite.

Modern home with Bath Room, Open Shower, and Stone Tile Wall. The frosted floor-to-ceiling windows in the bathroom helped to brighten up the space in the corner of the house. Photo 11 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The frosted floor-to-ceiling windows in the bathroom helped to brighten up the space in the corner of the house.

Modern home with Garage and Garage Conversion. The architects transformed the old tool shed into an indoor lap pool.  Photo 13 of Hillside MidcenturyView Photos

The architects transformed the old tool shed into an indoor lap pool.

Interior Design
  • Jennie Gruss Interior Design
Builder
  • Ambrose Construction
Photographer
Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Midcentury
  • Square Feet
  • 2250
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