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Redwoods Design Studio Completes Optician Renovation In Sunnyside, Queens

Redwoods Design Studio announces completion of its design- build renovation for C Clearly, an optician store located at 4814 Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside, Queens. Previously home to a bank, the gut renovation posed an interesting challenge because of the 5’x5’x5’ depository safe weighed as much as 350 pounds that needed to be removed. C Clearly owner Christa Cavallaro held the grand opening of the store, which includes both retail and exam rooms, in July.

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Heartfelt Homes: A Gift That Keeps Giving

Creating a home for someone is something like preparing the perfect gift. What is meaningful to one person is different than what matters to another, so personalizing each design is essential. At ACM Design, we think that the best homes are born from a collaborative creative process with our clients. This process allows for an interactive experience in which we come to learn about what you expect your life to be like in your new home.

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Hundred Year Old House Reveals Secrets

One of our current projects is a house in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill. It’s a 1917 stone home on a 4-acre site, atop a hill that drops down into Fairmount Park – beautiful! The owner is semi-retired from the commercial insurance business; what he wants the home to be has evolved with changes in his life, so the design evolves as well. But the secrets the house revealed inspired the design’s evolution, too.

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Connecting Contemporary Design With Schaumburg Historic Farmhouse Guidelines

Studio21uses an architect led design+build process for many of their projects.  They took on the role of both architect and builder for this project in the Olde Schaumburg Centre Historic District in Schaumburg, Illinois. The clients are a husband and wife who purchased the home for the location with a possibility of a whole house renovation or tear down if necessary.

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