May Abode: On stands now!

Photo: Stephen Barling Photo: Stephen Barling

In this month’s issue of Abode: a cleverly renovated home in Staunton’s Newtown district, an update on UVA’s Rotunda redo, D.I.R.T. Studio’s Julie Bargmann on landscape architecture and more.

This month’s featured house:

After. Talk about big improvements. The renovation of the Blantons’ home included a new wrap-around porch from the back door to the side of the house. Frazier Associates also gave the couple a balcony from the second-floor master bedroom. Photo: Stephen Barling
Photo: Stephen Barling

When homeowners Dennis and Ingrid Blanton found their Staunton house, they knew they’d found a diamond in the rough. Located in one of the area’s five historic districts, the house required a few updates to help it suit their needs. READ MORE HERE.

This month’s featured kitchen:

Photo: Stephen Barling
Photo: Stephen Barling

Pediatrician Jeannean Carver lived in her house for 18 years before finally committing to a kitchen renovation. With a busy schedule, she could only make small updates here and there. But the room desperately needed to lighten up. READ MORE HERE.