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May 07, 1988 - Image 32

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1988-05-07

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into the scenery. There is a brass
sculpture by Hanna Stiebel, a
statue by Morris Brose and a
Glickman sculpture. Ceramic
pieces, cacti and a huge stucco
vase filled with petrified wood give
Around the corner of the living
room is the exercise studio, com-
plete with treadmills, weightlifting
machines, Jacuzzi and sauna.
There's even a papier-mache mer-
maid and a television. The color
scheme again is soft peach and
The kitchen is open and
spacious with white Formica
cabinets designed by Janice Mor-
ris of Walled Lake. For a fun effect,
the owner displays a frog tureen
on the counter. The kitchen is
state-of-the-art with the latest ap-
pliances. For quick snacks there is
a kidney shaped table with bar
The kitchen leads into three dif-
ferent rooms: the formal dining
room, the informal dining area and
a family room.
The informal dining room has a
greenhouse effect with plants next
to solarium glass shaped windows
in the corner. The glass table is



surrounded by coral office chairs
that swivel and are on wheels.
Again, the owner wanted a com-
fortable and durable style. On the
walls there's a vibrant canvas by
artist Eileen Aboulafaia. Aboulafia
also created the centerpiece on
the table, which is a rocking horse,
and a mirror image of the canvas.
The family room, also off the kit-
chen, has bookshelves, a desk,
and overstuffed pastel tweed
couches. Large glass windows
allow the guests to see the spec-
tacular view.
The hallway from the kitchen
leads to the playroom — a true
fantasy island for children. There
are a few video games, the size
one finds in restaurants, along with
pinball machines, a bumper pool
table, a large television screen,
video recorder, wet bar, small
refrigerator, and stereo speakers
for music. The room is completely
decorated in seafoam green.
Many of the Southwestern accent
pieces are from Mesa and Gor-
man's. The chair and table from
Mesa have interesting animal
Upstairs the house contains a
master bedroom suite, the
children's rooms, a guest room

seafoam green has many
electronic features including
video games, an elaborate
stereo system and a large
television screen. The
Southwestern motif is evident in
the chair, table and baskets.

and separate wing with a com-
plete apartment for the live-in help.
The daughter's room is
lavender, and she has a four post
brass bed. The son's room is done
in black velvet, red and creme.
Each child has a private
The owner is in the midst of
redecorating the master bedroom
suite. In the master bath, the
owner has a beautiful collection of
perfume bottles in an antique,
wood cabinet.
The house is a fantasy island for
all the members. It's no wonder
the owner feels like she is on vaca-
tion when she is at home.
The art is lovely and blends well
into the scenery. There is a brass
sculpture by Hanna Stiebel, a
statue by Morris Brose and a
Glickman sculpture. Ceramic
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