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A Kitchen Bumps Into the Backyard

A small addition displaces the old kitchen to yield a mudroom, a laundry, a pantry, and a better-flowing first floor

Sometimes a small addition makes a big difference. For architect Paulo Vicente, it was a matter of adding a 144-sq.-ft. addition. It allowed the home's kitchen to move, created a better-flowing first floor, opened a new basement access, and made space for a laundry and mudroom—all the while maintaining the style and flavor of a 1920s-era Tudor house. The additions of a butler's pantry and an outdoor terrace further served to enhance the look and feel of the kitchen addition.

A Kitchen Bumps Into the Backyard

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