Historic Renovations Gallery

Transformative Historic Home Renovation

Your historic home needs the attention it deserves. MainStreet Design Build has the proven expertise you can trust to renovate the exterior and interior of your pride and joy. Whether your home is in need of a refurbished porch or stairwell, an updated kitchen or master bedroom, you can trust master craftsman and designers well versed in the unique building codes and structural requirements of historic home renovation. View our historic home renovation photo gallery below:

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Peabody Mansion Historic Renovation

The new owners of the Peabody Mansion, which is located in downtown Birmingham, decided that the mansion needed a facelift. The porches were re-built for today’s current building codes, along with necessary roof repairs to address years of weather related problems. Custom millwork for all of the porches, handrails and handicap walkways was cut and …

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Royal Oak, MI Arts & Crafts Kitchen Remodel

This 1922 arts and crafts home had most of the original details, but was in desperate need of an updated kitchen. Opening up a side year round porch area, we were able to add a small amount of space to create an eat in kitchen off of the formal dining room. Using quarter-sawn oak, period …

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Franklin School House Historic Renovation

Renovating the original 19th century Franklin schoolhouse for a family to occupy was an exciting challenge. Working diligently with the historical board, we added a second floor with bedrooms and a separate staircase that passed today’s strict building codes. Additional interior and exterior modifications made this a warm family home and stayed within the character …

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Trowbridge House Historic Renovation

Built in 1832 by U.S. Senator, Stephen Trowbridge, this farmhouse needed a complete interior and exterior renovation. We gutted and re-designed the kitchen, butler’s pantry, powder room, three 2nd level bathrooms and re-worked the complete master suite. Additionally, both the front and side porches were re-built to match the original character of the home.

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