Charles Allen Residence

Penn Valley

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A THOROUGH UPDATE was made to this 1934 home designed by Philadelphia architect R. Brognard Okie, known for his intensive reinterpretation of classic Pennsylvania 18th century millwork. Okie’s houses reflect a deep appreciation of local woodwork, scale and proportion. The alterations brought the former “servant” utility spaces of pantry, kitchen, maid’s dining room and larders up to date for contemporary living, while matching the character and detail of formal “served” areas of the house.

Builder: Venuti Construction; Interiors: Meadowbank; Photography: Tom Crane Photography

Charles Allen Residence

Penn Valley

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