Welcome to the gallery featuring the Boston Common Townhouse. The combination of historic elements and modern design make this house truly unique.
Welcome to our gallery featuring the Boston Common Townhouse by Hacin + Associates.
This historic 19th century home was lived in by the owners for quite some time, until they finally decided to renovate.
They spared no expense in the renovation, and fully reworked the entire structure. They made sure to salvage and rebuild the key historic elements.
This massive home has a total of six floors. With the full renovation, the opportunity to improve on the structural framing throughout the house arose.
The ground floor holds a family room, living space, as well as a kitchen. It was specifically designed with an open plan to be able to hold all of these spaces, with a oval spiraling staircase in the center leading up to the other levels of the home.
Another staircase was added near the back of the home. This feature provides an additional access for all the more formal living spaces in the home.
Throughout the house, there is a contrast of modern and historic themes. Overall, there is an elegant balance to the design, and we just love the updated design style with historic features.
Not only is the home gorgeous on the inside, the exterior is nothing short of impressive. Sandwiched between two buildings, the multiple windows for this home with rustic red brick are very aesthetically pleasing.
The juxtaposition of materials, patterns, and forms in this home gives it a unique character. One that we can confidently say we would love to inhabit.
Take a look through our gallery and see the home for yourself, we have no doubts that you will be impressed, and you may even be inspired with some ideas for your own space!
We begin with an exterior view of the townhouse’s classic, vertically oriented shape. The traditional red brick facade barely hints at the modern elegance unfolding within.
The entry way into the home is bright and well lit by natural light. Welcomed by grey tiles and golden picture frames, there is an immediate suggestion of the contrasting themes that are consistent throughout the house.
A different angle shows the full entryway, separated from the rest of the home by a sectional glass wall, and decorated with historically themed paintings.
As we enter the living space for the home, there is a welcoming area with light hardwood floors and cabinetry. A unique area rug holds small seating options, centered in front of a stone fireplace.
Just beyond the first welcoming area, the light hardwood floor continues on into a small kitchen/dining space. There is a mirrored bench and set of windows on this side, with a spiral staircase acting as a division line.
The spiral staircase leads upward, and the grey carpet covering the stairs blends seamlessly with the grey tile featured on this landing. The stark white on the walls contrasts the black trim well. A large painting is featured on the wall, contributing to the historic elements of the home.
This staircase is separate from the one pictured above. This set provides a more practical and efficient way to get to the different service areas of the home, such as the washing rooms, laundry rooms, and kitchen areas.
This kitchen is well balanced, with lightly stained hardwood, contrasting the grey and white featured on the island and cabinetry. Plenty of space separates the island from the cabinetry against the far wall.
From this view the top of the service staircase is just visible. There is a large area rug which matches the furniture. Designs on the ottoman and the wall panels, along with the colors of the accent pillows help to add life to the space.
Here in this family room, you there is a large stone fireplace, similar in design to the one seen in the first welcoming area. This room also features both modern and historic themed furniture, as well as a large piano set next to the windows. Natural light reflects off multiple surfaces in this space.
Directly facing the couch in this room, you get a full view of this fine art. This image reveals a perfect example of how pieces of the old and new work together to form a complete design.
Intricate patterns on the paneling behind this bed frame the space and set a tone for the room. There is a large striped carpet covering a majority of the floor. A large panel window in the corner lets natural light spill into the room.
Another large rug covers a majority of the hardwood floor in this study. Notice another fireplace here similar to the ones pictured before. Large furniture is set in front of the fireplace, while a tall bookcase stands on the far end of the room. Opposite of this, there is a large desk with space for two people to sit and work.
Grey tile that is consistent with that which was found in the entryway covers this bathroom. Where the tile is absent, painted fish accent the white walls. White marble makes up the countertop.
This master bathroom features grey and white striped tile, with rich woodgrain on the cabinetry and drawers. White countertops wrap around the perimeter of the sinks, serving as a backsplash.
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