This 1960s modern building, originally served as a blood bank, proved an inspired subject for conversion to loft apartments.
Sometimes playing it safe is smart – in this case, that means choosing one of these plans from well-known designer Donald A. Gardner Architects. They’ve all been built and photographed, so you can really get a handle on what the home will look like
Frank Betz Associates really knows how to design family friendly plans that balance easygoing spaces with private rooms. These four homes hit the sweet spot with moderate square footages, comfortable rooms, and some upscale amenities.
Some buyers may still crave a traditional layout.
Thoughtful details such as frosted doors, dimmable lighting, high ceilings, and built-ins create a luxury look for less.
Too often, home offices are plopped near the foyer and open to public view, leaving any mess on display. Not these! Offices in these four homes are a bit more private and a lot more versatile, with full bathrooms nearby in case a guest suite is needed.
Think outside the closet.
Ditch the boring kitchen model – you know the kind, with two or three seats in a row at a square island.
Exposed wood scissor trusses feature industrial fittings.