Paint and Landscaping for a Historic Row House
A classic brick row house gets a subdued new paint job and a new courtyard featuring crepe myrtles and wrought-iron fence.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionKeeping history in mind, the designers add a gargoyle to the doorway to reflect the period when the house was built.
The team made a small gargoyle to sit atop the doorway, a decoration from 20th century architecture that reflects the period when the house was built. A custom stained-glass window was made for the transom, using a Victorian pattern but with little colored glass to keep a modern feel.