Tag Archives: Historic Preservation

Fixing mistakes made over the decades….another Glen Ridge NJ faded lady!

  Today we purchased this faded lady, located in historic Glen Ridge NJ!  The GreenRose Design, Landscape and Fine Homes Teams will again be coordinating their talents to transform it into a modern “vintage” home with 6 bedrooms, including a large master suite, 4 full baths, a modern & large new kitchen and all modern […]

Posted in Comin Up Roses | Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Architectural and Design Inspiration

Last weekend, we had the very special opportunity to attend a Surprise 90th Birthday Party for our dear friend, Dorothy Chapootian, at the GreenTree Country Club in New Rochelle, NY.  Yes, that’s right, 90th!  And she doesn’t look it at all.  What a spectacular setting at which to host this very special event for this wonderfully energetic, perpetually […]

Posted in Comin Up Roses | Tagged as: , , | Leave a comment

Historic Preservation Commission and You

When planning a renovation, often one of the first steps is to gain approval from your local Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), especially if the changes you want to put in place can be seen from the street.  HPC is  dedicated to maintaining the historic integrity of a town’s architecture.  When towns don’t have anyone looking out for how buildings […]

Posted in Comin Up Roses | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment