Not far from a busy, divided highway dotted with traffic lights and populated by strip malls and car dealerships, within a private block cloistered by hundreds of Norway spruce, is a garden for the ages. The extraordinary, expansive landscape, inspired in part by the vistas and terraces of the Dumbarton Oaks estate in Washington D.C., has an unmistakably European feel. Its series of structured...
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Interior Design by Weena and Spook Interiors
Shope Reno Wharton
Custom built by Wood & Clay, Inc.
Soderholm Custom Builders; Architecture by Shope...
Theirs wasn’t an especially glamorous request. Opting out of country life for the urban lifestyle of a city square, a young family sought to renovate a late-1800’s home and attach a garage to the property. The tight lot, the home’s proportion and a significant grade change from the ground to first-floor level didn’t present an obvious solution. But “obvious” doesn’t describe the business that...