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October 26, 1991 - Image 64

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-10-26

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On opposite walls
of the master
bedroom are
sliding glass
doors that open
onto balconies.
The color scheme
is pale gray and


in front of the bulbs: the lights are
placed in such a way that at night they
create a pattern on the wall.
Overlooking the great room is a
bridge that connects parts of the
house. Made of tempered glass with
mahogany railing, the bridge is de-
signed to be inconspicuous. Mrs.
Halsted says, "I didn't want to break
up the lovely height with a lot of
The kitchen is open to the great
room. The client didn't want wood
cabinets and Mrs. Halsted didn't want
a "kitcheny" look. So the kitchen has
plastic laminate cabinets in faux beige
granite, and countertops and floor in
steel blue ceramic tile. An angled
breakfast counter seats six.
The master bedroom is on the
same first-floor level ,as the great

room and kitchen. For privacy, it is
placed at one end of the house. The
room gets lots of light from sliding
glass doors on opposite walls that
open onto balconies, high windows
on the wall above the bed, and sky-
The color scheme is restful and
calm. Carpeting is pale gray wool
tweed. Along one wall are built-in
wood cabinets lacquered pale gray.
Beige silk is used to cover the plat-
form bed and for draperies. The
reading chair is gray leather. The ad-
jacent master bath is done in green
marble with almond-colored tub.
The family room and billiard room
are on the lower level. The family
room is situated under and is about
the same size as the great room. The
room has a stepped ceiling over the

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