52 Whitney Street, Hartford’s West End

With a fantastic layout for today’s living and historic architectural details, this West End home offers the best of old and new. A stunning paneled entry vestibule with marble floor, leaded glass and ornamental ceiling tile is sure to wow your visitors. The first floor powder room is tucked away in this space. Inside, a formal foyer opens to an oversized living room and dining room. An off-set fireplace allows this room to easily accommodate

Picture Molding

Older homes often have noticeable gaps between the top of the molding and the ceiling. Sort of like what you can see here. Older homes also often have plaster walls, making homeowners think twice about nailing picture hooks into place. Fortunately, the people that built the older homes devised an alternative strategy for hanging decorations – picture molding. Making holes in plaster is not ideal. Instead, a rail of molding is mounted on the wall