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At Home July-August 2006

Popping the top on history and antiques and Chardonnay may be Hermann’s best-known draws, but the civic secrets are what you'll remember. more

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and his prized possessions Photography by Katherine Bish “I used to collect folk art,” explains William Shearburn, “but I sold my collection to start the gallery.” That would be the William Shearburn... more

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Amore Amonte A new subdivision named Amonte will eschew traditional designs to celebrate architects' imaginations. Imagine a subdivision with million-dollar Modernist houses but no McMansions, where... more

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By Stefene Russell Photography by Anne Matheis Ten years ago, the old “Frisco” train station in Kirkwood sat boarded up, vines curling around its steps, the odd bat or two roosting inside its cool lim... more

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The back of the house opens out onto the fairway, but the living room wasn't nearly as picturesque. more

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The Run for the Roses was cause enough for Melissa and Herb Haupt to invite neighbors over for a mouth-watering meal prepared by Chef Larry Forgione. By Christy Marshall Photography by Michael Schluet... more

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These days, designers like Brunschwig & Fils, Kravet, F. Schumacher and Weatherwize are rolling out all-weather bolts in bold colors and fun patterns that won't fade in the sun or wilt in the rain but will definitely brighten up your next barbecue. more

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The Garment District becomes a major destination shopping spot By Stefene Russell Photography by Frank Di Piazza These days, at least during business hours, there’s a crane or cherry picker on nearly ... more

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Modeled after a French chateau famous for its surrounding vineyards, this Ladue manse includes rooms with great views By Renée Stovsky When E.M. Forster’s George Emerson gave up his quarters at the in... more

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Although our tastes have matured, many still keep a dusk-to-dawn gas lamppost burning in the front yard, flip on the wall-mounted light next to the front door and call it a night. But recent innovations in outdoor lighting — landscape and architectural lighting is how the pros refer to it — make homeowners remiss not to weigh their options. more

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The outdoor kitchens of St. Louis are not yet up to par with the elaborate setup Bobby Flay enjoys on his hit show Hot Off the Grill, but they're getting there. Savvy entertainers, eager to make the most of their outdoor spaces, are transitioning to the next step of lavish outdoor living. more

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It's early on a Sunday morning and Elizabeth Maxson, owner of Elizabeth House in Maplewood, is hunting treasures in Wentzville. more

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Photography by Alise O'Brien

June Roesslein designed a home that will last through the ages, and her husband, Howard Chilcutt, built it. more

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Photography by J.J. Lane

Nestled In Olivette, this bounty of varietals has roots in all "manor" of places. more

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Photography by Anne Matheis

Hailing from the East Coast, the Martins added the flavor of Cape Cod to an old farmhouse. more

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Forget the term "patio furniture"—21st-century technology has produced couches, chairs and tables pretty enough for the living room ... but built to withstand the elements. more

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Photography by Dilip Vishwanat

In the first At Home Architect of the Year contest, the entries were varied and impressive. But just one walked off with all the honors. more

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