Beacon Street Apartment

Boston Condo Renovation

A few seemingly small adjustments to the plan of this downtown Boston condo made a huge difference in the openness of the space, while also providing significantly more storage for the young family. To create a more open sitting room and kitchen, CTA removed a structural wall between the original kitchen and hall, creating a larger kitchen, and replaced a line of structural columns in the family room, opening the spaces to each other, and providing a bank of storage cabinetry linking the two. The connection between the dining room and kitchen was enlarged, opening dining room for more casual family meals. The large formal entry hall was modified with the addition of a “secret” door to a large but hidden mudroom. The master suite was reconfigured, expanding the master bathroom and closet space. Lastly, the HVAC system was reconfigured to allow for higher ceilings throughout, which made the otherwise cramped back bedrooms feel significantly larger. CTA also worked with the client to incorporate their existing furniture along with new furnishings and fixtures throughout, including the dramatic blue library.
Photos by Nat Rea