A 65,000-square-foot 19th-century factory in Geneva, New York houses Brandon and Amy Phillips’s apartment and furniture workshop.
The Cracker Factory stretches over three floors. Beneath a recycled-wood ceiling, the living area contains furniture of their own design.
From the street, this 1878 Victorian in San Francisco looks stuck in the 19th-century. On the inside, however, modernity reigns.
Architects Anne Marie Lubrano and Lea Ciavarra limited the material selection in their 1889 town house. The architects kept the original fireplace, paying homage to the structure’s history. On the parlor floor, a floor-to-ceiling window overlooks the patio.
Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house outside Sydney, leaving charming remnants of its 1850s stylings. At the front of the home, white stucco walls and chestnut-hued timber offer a modern contrast to its filigree railing and ornamentation.
Nordic woodwork is still visible at a restored Swedish house that dates back to the late 1800s.
Disappointed with Kentucky's meager stock of midcentury modern houses, a family settled in a 2,200-square-foot “eclectic Victorian” in the Cherokee Triangle, an enclave of restaurants, shops, and historic homes on Louisville’s east side.