When you approach the grand brick facade of the Adair Park house you’re struck by the building’s proportions and history. Atlantans aren’t used to seeing houses 160 years old in a city that was all but incinerated in 1864. “No building permits exist for it,” explains owner Tracy Galasso.
Constructed in the 1990s when English Country style reached the peak of its popularity, the house was formerly layered with British antiques and chintz. Bradley Odom—whose grandfather was an upholsterer and who sells his own furniture line—freshened up some of the heirloom pieces, especially occasional chairs, with updated fabrics.
Privately owned Little Hawkins Island comes with a main residence, two guest cottages, and its very own club.
This stately Georgian-style house with the red door often attracts the eye of architecture fans—even if they don’t realize it was designed by historic architect Neel Reid. But this Druid Hills house also gets high praise from homeowner Donna Heilman for livability.
Technically located within the boundaries of historic Garden Hills, Pam and Don’s street fell under architectural restrictions that prevented them from substantially altering their home’s original footprint. But as experienced builders, the two knew how to live large in small places.
Historic architecture and transitional interiors can be an exciting pair, bringing new energy to old bones. Case in point: this 1920s Druid Hills house, where the design-build team at HammerSmith created a comfortable, livable family home—with some modern surprises thrown in for fun.
Built c. 1785, this 47-acre property is registered as part of the National Historic Trail of Tears.
Three families, three locations, and three beautiful lakeside summer homes. Take a tour inside.
This whole house Marietta renovation banished wallpaper from the kitchen and bathroom.
As you would expect from the host of two new primetime HGTV series, Brian Patrick Flynn takes his own home very seriously—but when discussing his personal abode, he’s also characteristically irreverent.