Custom, designer interior that includes hand-painted Cuban tile, commercial murals, hand-finished wood tables, tin ceiling
,stained concrete floors, and poured-in polished concrete counters.
The restaurant is set off from the hustle and bustle of the shop floor, with a long bar underneath a pressed tin ceiling
and a smattering of tables with swivel chairs and comfy avocado-colored sofas.
Studio Vural's completed design fulfilled Chef Verlander's request: clean contemporary lines, geometric cuban tiles, a rich mahogany counter, an oversized barback mirror blending with custom light fixtures and an existing tin ceiling
create a subtly spacious Cajun experience.
Edison bulbs, a pressed tin ceiling
, a patio and wood paneling give the space a casual, rough-hewn feeling.
"The cafe has a very modern edge and industrial feel with carvings and sculptures on the walls and a corrugated tin ceiling
To restore the living room, above right, to its former glory, Thomas added a tin ceiling
, plaster walls, and mahogany trim and paneling.
City planners say that although vacancy, lack of heat, and water damage has affected the interior layout and finishes, much of the original tin ceiling
remains, and there are no major structural problems.
The original tin ceiling
tiles were uncovered and repaired.
For example, the brick Gothic Revival building had an intact slate roof, but its tin ceiling
was collapsing and its attic held a four-foot pile of twigs--a bird's extensive attempt at a nest.
Features of particular note include large brass rain shower heads and under?oor heating in the en suites; reconditioned free standing bath to the master en suite and decorative tin ceiling
within the reception hall.
The tin ceiling
, the oak cabinetry, the 1915 nail scale, the rolling ladder and the squeaking wood floor would have many stories to tell.
Inside the shed is a creamy antique tin ceiling
purchased from a Habitat for Humanity ReStore.