Historic Home Update

Designer Anthony Wilder's plan calls for drama including the addition of gas lamps and a new cobblestone driveway.

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In 1921, Warren G. Harding moved into the White House. But before he made 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. his home, Harding built and lived in a Georgian-style brick home in Washington. Now almost a century later, homeowners Brook Rose and Gregg Busch are faced with turning around the overgrown Harding home and restoring its historic splendor.

Projects

  • Checkered board cobblestone and grass driveway
  • Period accurate shutters
  • Historically accurate lights
  • New steps
  • Raised garden
  • Fountain with Mexican beach stones
  • New hardware
  • Sanded and painted front door
  • New brick wall
  • Wrought-iron railing
  • Exposed brick

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