Traditional Home Bar Design Ideas By Middlefork Development LLC

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Traditional Home Bar Design Ideas By Middlefork Development LLC

North Shore

Traditional Home Bar, Chicago
Middlefork was retained to update and revitalize this North Shore home to a family of six. The primary goal of this project was to update and expand the home’s small, eat-in kitchen. The existing space was gutted and a 1,500-square-foot addition was built to house a gourmet kitchen, connected breakfast room, fireside seating, butler’s pantry, and a small office. The family desired nice, timeless spaces that were also durable and family-friendly.

As such, great consideration was given to the interior finishes. The 10′ kitchen island, for instance, is a solid slab of white velvet quartzite, selected for its ability to withstand mustard, ketchup and finger-paint. There are shorter, walnut extensions off either end of the island that support the children’s involvement in meal preparation and crafts.

Low-maintenance Atlantic Blue Stone was selected for the perimeter counters. The scope of this phase grew to include re-trimming the front façade and entry to emphasize the Georgian detailing of the home. In addition, the balance of the first floor was gutted; existing plumbing and electrical systems were updated; all windows were replaced; two powder rooms were updated; a low-voltage distribution system for HDTV and audio was added; and, the interior of the home was re-trimmed. Two new patios were also added, providing outdoor areas for entertaining, dining and cooking. Tom Harris, Hedrich Blessing

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