Once we removed all the layers of ‘bad’ renovation and opened up the storefront, you could really get a sense of the original showroom and how modern its design was for the time. The building occupies an important corner in the neighborhood, and the large glass storefront provides great visibility for the shops inside.
We were very careful to repair and maintain the terracotta detail on the exterior of the building. We added street trees to the front of the building to enhance the symmetry of the facade.
A few BEFORE PICTURES to see what we started with: