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OLD and NEW

4 Ocean Lane 

4 ocean one - outside of house

This house on Palm Beach Island was designed by renowned architect Howard Chilton in 1952 in his signature Monterrrey-style – featuring lacy wrought iron scroll work on the front façade. 

The Palm Beach landmarks commission selected this home to receive landmark status because I renovated the property and kept it to its original design. 

The home has had only two owners in the past 75 years. Many of the furnishings were left behind, and I them repainted and reupholstered so they could be around at least another 75 years. 

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Before 

The kitchen was in need of an updated look, fixtures, and appliances.
The kitchen was in need of an updated look, fixtures, and appliances.
Master bath during demo phase.
Master bath during demo phase.
Original laundry room and kitchen entry.
Original laundry room and kitchen entry.

After

The side kitchen entrance was enhanced with an ADA compliant ramp. The front steps were widened and substantial railings added.
The side kitchen entrance was enhanced with an ADA compliant ramp. The front steps were widened and substantial railings added.
Upon entering the kitchen from the side entrance one finds an appealing place to not only cook but do the dishes.
Upon entering the kitchen from the side entrance one finds an appealing place to not only cook but do the dishes.
The modern sculpture above left disguises what is actually the door to the powder room.
The modern sculpture above left disguises what is actually the door to the powder room.
The family room features a generously-sized flat screen tv. The couch is a sleeper sofa, and Lily Pulitzer fabrics brighten the decor.
The family room features a generously-sized flat screen tv. The couch is a sleeper sofa, and Lily Pulitzer fabrics brighten the decor.
A new awning in classic Palm Beach stripes compliment the black and white furnishings.
A new awning in classic Palm Beach stripes compliment the black and white furnishings.
The dining room table and chairs are vintage Drexel Heritage from the 1950s. I had the table and chairs, which feature cain backs, painted a super high gloss white. The chairs were recovered in a Sunbrella fabric.
The dining room table and chairs are vintage Drexel Heritage from the 1950s. I had the table and chairs, which feature cain backs, painted a super high gloss white. The chairs were recovered in a Sunbrella fabric.