I would love to have a stairway to shelves of books at my house.

At the end of this living room, a full-height library wall includes balcony access. The book-lined wall, wood ceiling, and wide-plank floor give the room visual warmth. Such a great idea for high ceiling homes to make use of that wasted space


Art Nouveau staircase at the Alberta street in Riga. (I love the intricacy of the railing design and the curved sweep of the stairway.


old room - Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, is the finest example of residential design from the pre-Civil War era in America. (located in Portland)

1898 Queen Anne - Sheridan, WY - $318,000 - Old House Dreams

Rare opportunity to own a Queen Anne Victorian home. House has been renovated back to late century charm with beautiful, unique woodwork, custom kitchen created by Lost Arts Restoration including a Heartland Stove.

Old House Interiors Summer 1997, p. 59

Old House Interiors Summer p. 59 // two little nooks tucked in under the staircase ~ bg