Ivy League Kitchen Remodel

Custom kitchen redesign with island in historical Cayuga Heights home

Imbued with historically charming finishes, the kitchen of this early 1900s home required a nuanced renovation so that our clients could stall make a modern statement without compromising the architectural legacy of the space. Rocco Design + Build's team restored the original built-in cabinets and created a pass-through from the kitchen into a newly-designed breakfast nook and library. Eye-catching features include an exotic dark hardwood floor and emerald-green pendants above the marble-topped kitchen island. We also build an adjoining laundry and mudroom so as to keep the kitchen pristine.

Ivy league custom kitchen redesign with emerald green pendants above kitchen island
Ivy league custom kitchen redesign featuring emerald green pendants
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