Before and after: 6 best home renovations
Before: Manhattan entrance hallA Manhattan entrance hall was given a makeover by designers Thomas Britt and Peter Napolitano.
Before: Hudson River garden roomIn the garden room of a Tudor-style mansion near the Hudson River, architectural designer James Nigro set out to install a colonnade that frames the arched French doors.
Before: Manhattan living roomFor fashion designer Cathy Hardwick's Manhattan living room, Mario Buatta conjured Anglo-American elegance after removing two, mod built-in bookcases.
Before: Park Avenue entrance hallThis 1920s Park Avenue entrance hall now lives up to its chic locale after designer Bunny Williams' ministrations.
Before: Hamptons entrance hallTo create a welcoming entrance hall for her 19th-century Hamptons residence, decorator Penny Drue Baird replaced built-in shelves and cabinets with a sweeping staircase.