This historic home was fully renovated. Several walls and built-in items were removed, opening up the living space and improving the overall layout of the home.

Features include:

  • New kitchen (French doors, bench, long island)
  • Master bath: new sink and bathroom tile
  • Finished 3rd floor storage area
  • Half bath with skylight
  • New roof dormer
  • New outdoor patio and walkway
  • New basement walls, storage and wine space

The Mediterranean remodel of this Richmond Heights kitchen brings the soulfulness of Italy to the heart of one St. Louis home. The homeowners wanted to embrace the Old World feel of traditional Italian design. Maintaining the integrity of the home’s original design was top priority.

Space was a concern, so the first priority was to add square footage. Design plans included an additional eight feet to the back of the kitchen and removal of a wall between the kitchen and an adjacent breakfast area to create a sense of openness.

Existing features of the home were incorporated including: arched openings, stucco walls, stained dark brown beamed ceilings and hardwood flooring.

A deep basin farmhouse sink with travertine back splash is topped by a large, arched window overlooking a new patio. A large arched window sits above the sink, which the homeowner notes inspired the remainder of the design. An antique butcher block was given a new top and re-purposed to serve as the kitchen island.

The cabinets are dark brown alder with added distressing, as is the decorative wood front on the French door refrigerator. The light fixtures, cabinet hardware and faucets are oil-rubbed bronze. The owners wanted a hard stone for the counter tops, deciding upon a less common concrete that was transformed into a distressed burgundy to fit the kitchen’s earthy tones and natural appeal. Stucco walls, scattered pottery, dark brown beamed ceilings and hardwood flooring complete the look.

The back patio was also redesigned to compliment the kitchen remodel and expansion.

Killeen Studio Architects served as developer and designer for the Historic Renovation of this 1860s home in Benton Park. We respected the original architecture and detail but added a 2nd floor, master bath and closet for a more marketable home. | 1210 SF

Renovations included new beams added to the first floor to allow for better flow between the kitchen and dining room. A garage was added to the home the following summer.

The clients, a young couple, wanted more space for themselves and their dogs. The resulting addition included a master suite and a family room and was in harmony with the original architecture of the house.

This major home expansion included a new master suite, interior remodeling, a new porch, a garage redesign and improvements to the exterior elevations.

This 3,430 square foot home remodel in Kirkwood consisted of updating, expanding and enhancing multiple facets of the home.  The first floor consisted of a complete kitchen remodel.  Cosmetically, a front gable was added and the front bays were given roofs.  The second floor bath was expanded and a bedroom closet was removed and replaced with a walk-in.

After the children had grown and moved out, this St. Louis couple decided it was a time to downsize.  Although they were ready for a smaller yard and a more compact home, they had no intention of sacrificing quality. This desire led them to a two-bedroom condo overlooking Forest Park. With the help of Killeen Studio Architects, the dilapidated apartment at the 801 building in Clayton was fully renovated into a beautiful, modern space. All interior finishings were updated and remodeled. In the process a main wall was removed creating an open floor plan and full-view of the park.



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Suite 203
Saint Louis, MO 63118



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