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Designing Kitchens for Older and Historic Houses

February 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Julie Graf, One of a Kind Designs
Tuesday, February 21
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

The Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

Remodeling a kitchen can be a challenging and costly endeavor. Renovating a kitchen in an older home can come with even more obstacles and uncertainty, so making sure the design and plan are right is critical.

The workshop will touch on a variety of kitchen design topics including, assessing needs and function in the 21st Century kitchen, tips for embracing troublesome openings and obstacles, and choosing a style that is timeless for older- and newer-homes.

Additional topics for the seminar will include planning for adequate lighting, differences in cabinet styles and finishes, typical space allowances, making the space adaptable for multiple users of differing ages and abilities, historic rehab considerations, budgeting, and more.

About the Presenter: Julie Graf is the 17-year owner of One of a Kind Design, an Interior Design firm focused on residential and small commercial spaces. She is a Certified Kitchen Designer through the NKBA, and Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers, the Senior Designer at Myers Custom Woodworks, and a member of the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, Venango Chamber of Commerce, PHLF, Western Pa Conservancy, and the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust.

This workshop is FREE to PHLF Members. Non-members: $10. Reservations are appreciated: or 412-471-5808 ext. 527.


February 21, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue
Wilkinsburg, 15221 United States
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Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-471-5808  |  Fax: 412-471-1633