Pittsburgh Magazine: Home Edition

Pittsburgh Magazine: Home Edition


IT IS FILLED WITH AMAZING ARCHITECTURE AND A VARIETY OF STYLES, NOT JUST PUBLIC BUILDINGS, BUT OUR HOMES TOO. THEY CELEBRATE THAT DIVERSITY BY FEATURING OUTSTANDING LIVING SPACES THAT RANGE FROM AN URBAN BACHELOR PAD TO A RURAL BARN. HERE WITH A “PTL” FIRST LOOK AT THE STUNNING INTERIOR DESIGN IS “PITTSBURGH” MAGAZINE HOME EDITOR. THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE. THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME ON. THIS DOESN’T ACTUALLY COME OUT UNTIL MAY 23. YOU GOT IT. WE ARE GETTING THIS FIRST LOOK INSIDE. WE CAN’T WAIT TO LOOK AT THE PICTURES. I WAS BLOWN AWAY. ONE OF THEM IS THIS BARN? THIS IS AN ENTERTAINMENT BARN THEY CALLED IT. THIS IS A FAMILY’S RETREAT IN THE RURAL HIGHLANDS. THERE WAS AN ORIGINAL BARN IN THE PROPERTY. THAT BARN WAS UNABLE TO BE SAVED. LOOKING BARN, BUT ONCE YOU GO INSIDE IT’S OUT OF A FANTASY. IT’S PRETTY AMAZING. IS IT LIKE A VENUE? YOU CAN RENT IT OUT OR IS THIS — THIS IS JUST FOR THEM. PRETTY. BEAUTIFUL ACTUALLY. THERE’S A LOT OF UNUSUAL AND UNIQUE SPACES IN PITTSBURGH NOT JUST THERE BARN RADIIS PART OF OUR AMAZING OUTDOOR FEATURES. WE TOOK A LOOK AT A NEW BUILD IN LAWRENCEVILLE AND THE SHOWSTOPPER IS THERE IS THIS LITTLE SPA, SPLASH POOL ON THE SECOND FLOOR. UNBELIEVABLE. I WANT A POOL — TAKE A LOOK — THERE’S THE POOL RIGHT THERE. THERE’S THE POOL RIGHT THERE. THAT’S JUST PART OF IT. THERE’S A ROOFTOP TIKI BAR AND THERE IS A PUTTING GREEN WHERE YOU CAN SHOOT GOLF BALLS. THIS IS IN LAWRENCEVILLE? RIGHT. YOU CAN BE FRIENDS WITH THESE PEOPLE. WHERE EXACTLY ARE THEY? I MIGHT INVITE MYSELF OVER. THIS IS A PARTY HOUSE. SO COOL. WHEN YOU ARE ABLE TO BUILD SOMETHING LIKE THAT AND MAKE IT YOUR DREAM, WOW. I SHOULD ADD THAT THE HOME WAS BUILT BY AN ARCHITECT. THIS IS HIS PERSONAL HOME. HE KNOWS WHAT HE’S DOING. YEAH. HE WANTED THE SPLASH POOL ON THE ROOF. AND YOU ALSO HAVE PICKED A VERY FAVORITE ROOM OUT OF EVERYTHING, RIGHT? OH, YEAH. OUR FAVORITE ROOM, THIS IS PART OF A NEW, ONGOING SERIES WE HAVE CALLED OUR FAVORITE ROOM. THIS IS FROM THE ARCHITECT ON RESTORED BY THE FORDS. HE BUILT THIS OFF GRID ON HIS FAMILY’S CATTLE FARM. IT’S REALLY BEAUTIFUL. IT’S MINIMALIST DESIGN AND HAS HUGE WINDOWS OVERLOOKING THIS FOREST THAT IS PART OF HIS FAMILY’S FARM. IT RELIES ON SOLAR POWER. LOOKS GORGEOUS. RUNS ON COLLECTED RAIN WATER. IT DOES LOOK LIKE THE RESTORED BY THE FORD STYLE. IT DOES. IT REMINDS YOU OF THAT SHOW. YEAH, WITH ALL THE WHITE WALLS, CLEAN LOOK TO IT. I AGREE. THERE’S A BACHELOR PAD YOU WANT TO SHOW US. IT’S REALLY, REALLY COOL. SO, I WALKED BY THIS AND I DIDN’T EVEN KNOW IT WAS THERE AT FIRST UNTIL THE CULT RAT DISTRICT DOWNTOWN AND IT’S A LOFT SPACE. IS THAT THE BACHELOR? THAT’S THE BACHELOR. HE BOUGHT THIS PLACE IN 2011 WHEN THERE WEREN’T AS MANY DOWNTOWN LIVING OPTIONS. THIS IS REALLY COOL. THAT IS A BACHELOR PAD. I THINK IT’S A GIRLFRIEND. THIS FEELS LIKE WE’RE GOING TO HAVE A SHOW. RIGHT. HE ONLY HAD THE — AN IKEA ACCOUNT AND A POOL TABLE IN THE LOFT AND THEN HE BROUGHT IN AN INTERIOR DESIGNER TO KIND OF SPIF IT UP A LITTLE BIT. IT’S BEAUTIFUL. VERY STYLISH. RIGHT. YEAH. THE COOL THING ABOUT IT IS YOU SEE A LOT OF LOCAL ARTISTS. HE’S A COLLECTOR OF ART. IT’S PRETTY COOL. VERY NICE STUFF. THANK YOU SO MUCH. I CAN’T WAIT TO DIG INTO IN A.


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