• Georgia Historic Stunner, Pie Warmer

    The kitchen's unique pie warmer was kept in tact though the kitchen was entirely renovated.    See the Image

  • Mission Victorian Tour: Samuel Weeks House

    This Italianate masterpiece was home to a middle-class family when it was built in 1881, then got carved into myriad apartments. Its return to beauty took an unexpected route.    See the Image

  • Mission Victorian Tour: Samuel Weeks House - Foyer

    In the foyer, one black-and-white photograph catches the eye: Sarah Weeks, 4 years old, grinning impishly from the front steps. A former owner passed along this and the other photos on the…   See the Image

  • Mission Victorian Tour: Samuel Weeks House - Living Room

    Catholic iconography is "a personal passion," for Durfee, and collecting these objects now satisfies the longing he had to rescue and care for them when he was a child. "God allowed us…   See the Image

  • Mission Victorian Tour: Samuel Weeks House - Wall Detail

    The walls were made to look like warped wood studded with pegs, but in reality, they're a sanded-down polymer that you could wash with a hose if you needed to.    See the Image

  • Mission Victorian Tour: Samuel Weeks House - Past Imperfect

    Photos of earlier phases of the renovation, featuring a much-younger Durfee, were placed alongside relics found as he went along: marbles, wooden blocks, nails, the heads of porcelain dolls.    See the Image

  • Mission Victorian Tour: Samuel Weeks House - Guest Room

    The spareness of the room and its simple adornments belie the work put into its renovation. Above is a loft where a tenant used to sleep, formerly a bit of dead space left when a staircase was…   See the Image

  • Lynnray Drive in Doraville, Front Door

    Most aficionados of midcentury modern architecture know about Doraville, an Atlanta suburb located about 20 minutes from downtown. Some say it has the largest concentration of MCM homes in the city,…   Read the Article

  • Lynnray Drive in Doraville, Front Door

    Another great midcentury modern hits the Atlanta market, but this one was renovated from top to bottom.   See the Gallery

  • Lynnray Drive in Doraville, Living Room

    The spacious renovated home has huge windows, hardwood floors and tongue-and-groove ceilings.    See the Image