Writer's Garret

Portland, Oregon
Photographer
  • Laurie Black
Location
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Type
  • Traditional
  • Year
  • 2017
  • The attic of an historic Irvington mansion becomes a spacious "room of one's own."

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    Modern home with Office, Storage, Light Hardwood Floor, Desk, Lamps, Chair, Library, and Study. We converted an old dusty attic into a spacious writer's garret. The new space involves a dormer addition that had to meet the neighborhood's strict Historic District design guidelines and blend well with the existing home—a noteworthy and unique 1914 building. Photo  of Writer's Garret

    We converted an old dusty attic into a spacious writer's garret. The new space involves a dormer addition that had to meet the neighborhood's strict Historic District design guidelines and blend well with the existing home—a noteworthy and unique 1914 building.

    Modern home with Office, Study, Lamps, Library, and Chair. We designed a wall-to-wall desk from a beautiful piece of live-edge walnut, which provides ample room for writing, as well as for laying out research materials. Brass sconces with gold-tipped bulbs add a warm glow reminiscent of library reading rooms. Photo 2 of Writer's Garret

    We designed a wall-to-wall desk from a beautiful piece of live-edge walnut, which provides ample room for writing, as well as for laying out research materials. Brass sconces with gold-tipped bulbs add a warm glow reminiscent of library reading rooms.

    Modern home with Office, Library, Study, Chair, Bookcase, Storage, Shelves, Lamps, and Light Hardwood Floor. A built-in bookshelf is recessed to maximize every inch of space. Photo 3 of Writer's Garret

    A built-in bookshelf is recessed to maximize every inch of space.

    Modern home with Office, Study, Library, Lamps, Desk, Storage, Chair, and Light Hardwood Floor. We converted an old dusty attic into a spacious writer's garret. The new space involves a dormer addition that had to meet the neighborhood's strict Historic District design guidelines and blend well with the existing home—a noteworthy and unique 1914 building. Photo 4 of Writer's Garret

    We converted an old dusty attic into a spacious writer's garret. The new space involves a dormer addition that had to meet the neighborhood's strict Historic District design guidelines and blend well with the existing home—a noteworthy and unique 1914 building.

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