30 Nov 2015

fix_nov_2015Architecture, Contemporary Accents

Story by Holli Weatherington | Photos by Mike Boatman
Upon stepping into the Hood family’s home in Midtown, one is immediately struck by the beauty of the past with the craftsman architecture, heavy moldings and millwork. Then, what brings the home to life is a diverse mix of rich colors, both modern and classic furniture, and all rooms are adorned with or accented by contemporary art. Built in 1925, the home is complete with a synthesis of arched walls and ceilings, exposed brick and all the charming aspects expected of a home built in the early twentieth century. “This house may be an antique but we don’t treat it that way,” says owner, Betsy Hood. “We try to be true to the architecture and style, but we make it fun and funky.” …
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