About the Project
Sitting atop Boston’s prestigious Beacon Hill, with unobstructed views of the beloved Boston Common, is this gut renovation of a stately 18th century landmark. Six spacious, opulent residences offer exposures on three sides and incorporate the finest fixtures and finishes. Deep set windows, elegant moldings, and white oak flooring throughout speak to the structure’s legacy. But the kitchens are firmly planted in the 21st century with their clean transitional esthetic. Cabinetry is frameless full-overlay construction with a narrow frame and beveled inner profile. Inconspicuous finger pulls eliminate distraction, as do the paneled appliances and slim pull-out vent hood. The painted finishes are either soft white or pale taupe; backsplashes are either glistening white glass subway tiles, or matte black glass 3-dimensional tiles. Unique matte charcoal “Basaltina” lavastone counters received subtle back-beveled edges for a sleek contemporary touch. On the short kitchen wall and in the dining area, floor-to-ceiling cabinets with frosted glass uppers provide abundant storage, an airy ambiance, and even a beverage refrigerator. The Gaggenau appliance package is further evidence of the high-end material selections.
Cylindrical ceiling fixtures supplement the can lights, with an upright version of the form repeated on the chandelier as a modern interpretation of candles.