<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Open House]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:22:09 -0400 Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:22:09 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Square Feet: A Classic Brownstone Re-Imagined]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:57:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/OH-Edward-Durrell.jpg This historic four-story gem on the Upper East Side was built as a regular brownstone in 1878, but was completely redone in the late fifties by legendary modernist architect Edward Durrell Stone. It's one of the most distinct townhouses you will ever see. This episode of Open House was taped at 123 Washington St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[This Designer's Loft Is Styled to Impress]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:22:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-Damon-Liss.jpg We're in the Tribeca loft of designer Damon Liss. He wanted to create a space that was homey enough for his family, but also styled enough to impress. He started by embracing the floor plan. Take a look inside! This episode of Open House was taped at 441 East 57th. St., New York.]]> <![CDATA[Tips of The Trade: Brighten Up a Dark Space]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:38:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sophie_Herrison.jpg Designer Sophie Harrison shares her tips on solving one of the biggest design challenges in any urban home, how to make a space feel brighter. See how she brought light into one client's home that sits on the bottom two floors of a Manhattan townhouse. This episode of Open House was taped at 151 East 58th St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:52:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-5263.jpg Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]> <![CDATA[Inside a Historic "Million Dollar Listing"]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:00:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-514-Broome.png We're at 514 Broome in Soho at the only free-standing townhome in the neighborhood. Ryan Serhant from Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York takes us on a tour. This episode of Open House was taped at 123 Washington St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Tour The Rothschild Estate]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:02:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5262.jpg We stopped by the legendary Rothschild Estate, originally built by famed Beverly Hills hotel architect Elmer Grey. This landmarked home has been meticulously remodeled to perfection and features a guest house, waterfall, and even an aviary. This episode of Open House was taped at 123 Washington St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Designer Living: Timeless Home Design on Chicago's Gold Coast]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:38:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Michael-Richman.jpg Michael Richman Interiors is known for its elegant, sophisticated and timeless style and for developing design solutions that reflect, the hopes, aspirations and desires of each individual client. Take a look how Michael incorporated that design philosophy into his own space on the Gold Coast of Chicago. This episode of Open House was taped at 123 Washington St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:18:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5262.jpg Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend. Check local listings for air times in your area. ]]> <![CDATA[Tour Columnist's Beachfront Home]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:28:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-4-Clayton.jpg We're at home with New York Daily News columnist and author Linda Stasi at her oceanfront home just 23 minutes outside of Manhattan. She takes us around. View the listing for 4 Clayton Ave. This episode of Open House was taped at 222 East 62nd St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Tour Laguna Beach's Rockhouse]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:42:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Rockhouse.jpg We're stopping by a house in Laguna Beach simply known as The Rockhouse. It sits on a landmark oceanfront stretch of South Coast Highway. Embedded within rock, this iconic masterpiece is truly one of a kind. Take a look inside. This episode of Open House was taped at 222 East 62nd St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Designer Living: In Bridgehampton with Beach Magazine]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:16:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Beach-Mag.jpg Who better to talk about beach homes and design than the editor in chief of Beach magazine, Cristina Cuomo. She's touring a fabulous home in Bridgehamtpon with interior designer Austin Handler. This episode of Open House was taped at 222 East 62nd St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Sophisticated Bohemian Home Design]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:46:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Athena-Calderone.jpg We're at the chic Amagansett home of blogger and interior designer Athena Calderone. She classifies her style as sophisticated bohemian and you can see that theme throughout her home, where she used plenty of raw materials with modern architecture. This episode of Open House was taped at 222 East 62nd St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Designer Living: At Home with Fashion Designer Corey Lynn Calter]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:00:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-Corey-Lynn.jpg Just like her runway collections, when it comes to her home design, Corey Lynn Calter mixes vibrant colors, prints, and whimsical accessories to create a warm, livable space that's fun for the entire family. This episode of Open House was taped at 222 East 62nd St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:18:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Beach-Promo.jpg Inside the country's best beach houses, it's an all-new Open House, this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]> <![CDATA[Designer Living: A Close Look at Exquisite Hamptons Home Design]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:56:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Hamptons-Promo.jpg Come with us to East Hampton where renowned interior designers Randy Kemper and Tony Ingrao take us into their gorgeous home and gardens, which are fixtures in several books on landscape and design, including "Design in The Hamptons." Take a look inside! This episode of Open House was taped at 130 Further Lane, East Hampton, NY. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: An Architectural Gem That Embraces Sun, Sand, Sea]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:27:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-Meadow-Ln.jpg We're at 18-20 Meadow Lane in Southampton with architect Myron Goldfinger, who is known for his bold geometric forms that take on a sculptural presence amid the landscape. This property is a perfect example of his Mediterranean-influenced vision. This episode of Open House was taped at 130 Further Lane, East Hampton, NY. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[Designer Living: A Retreat That Redefines Country Living]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:26:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Jasmit-Singh.jpg A few years ago, architect Jasmit Singh Rangr was tasked by his clients to design a "cabin in the woods" on a secluded parcel of land in Southampton. What he came up with is a modern home that redefines country living. Join Jasmit as he shows us around. This episode of Open House was taped at 130 Further Lane, East Hampton, NY. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: A Gilded Age Masterpiece In Quogue]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:38:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-Quogue.jpg We're in Quogue, also know as the "un-Hamptons" for its quiet laid back atmosphere. However, at 23 Shinnecock Road, this property hints at its rich history. It was one of the final designs of architect Stanford White and was built over 100 years ago. It's also just a few short steps from the beach. This episode of Open House was taped at 130 Further Lane, East Hampton, NY. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Escape To Simpler Times in This Montauk Home]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 12:56:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-Old-MTK-Hwy.jpg We're on the eastern tip of Long Island in that sliver of paradise known by the locals as "The End" but to the rest of us, it's Montauk. This quaint and serene home at 644 Old Montauk Hwy overlooks the Atlantic Ocean from a bluff. This episode of Open House was taped at 130 Further Lane, East Hampton, NY. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[This Week: Come With Us To The Hamptons]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:09:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Hamptons-Promo.jpg Catch an all-new Open House this weekend. Check local listings for air times in you area. 8:30AM on NBC 4 New York. ]]> <![CDATA[Take a Peek Inside Haven Motel in Montauk]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:51:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Web-Xtra-Haven.jpg Sara Gore is behind the scenes at the Haven Motel in Montauk. For more, catch Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area. ]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: At Home With "Real Housewives'" Shannon Beador]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:05:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Shannon-Beador-2.jpg We hit Newport Coast to meet up with Shannon Beador of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" to take a tour of her beautiful home complete with a secret tea party room and basketball court. This episode of Open House was taped at 151 East 58th St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Tour The Doheny Estate in Bel Air]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:39:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-Doheny-Estate.jpg Come with us inside the Doheny Estate in Bel Air. The Doheny family is one of Los Angeles' most prominent families. Edward Doheny drilled the first oil well near downtown LA over 100 years ago. Homeowner William H. Doheny and Rick Hilton give us a tour of the legendary home. This episode of Open House was taped at 151 East 58th St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Square Feet: Live on The Beach in Malibu]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:03:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Malibu-Colony.jpg We take a tour of 117 Malibu Colony Road, at a stunning residence with approximately 70 feet of beach frontage, panoramic views of the coastline from Santa Monica to Catalina, and great outdoor entertainment space. This episode of Open House was taped at 151 East 58th St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Tour Mill Basin Mansion]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:03:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2014-07-25+at+4.24.44+PM.png We're in Brooklyn at a majestic waterfront property, Mill Basin Mansion, located in historic Mill Basin. It's one of the New York Metropolitan area's largest waterfront homes. View the listing. This episode of Open House was taped at 151 East 58th St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Designer Living: Refresh The Look of Your Home]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:37:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/OH-Vicente-Wolf.jpg We join designer Vicente Wolf as he shares some tips to help keep your space alive and in motion with just a few easy steps. This episode of Open House was taped at 151 East 58th St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: A Financial District Gem With NYC Views]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:01:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-40-Broad.jpg Come with us inside 40 Broad Street in the thriving Financial District. This beautifully designed penthouse apartment with custom decor and finishes collected from all over the world features 50 feet of open entertaining and living spaces and offers views of the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center. This episode of Open House was taped at 151 East 58th St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[The Rescue: Four Siblings Get an Incredible Surprise]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:03:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/GTTR-Everett-Fam-2.jpg After a tragic accident took the lives of their parents, the Everett siblings are learning to cope as a family of four. George Oliphant and his team from George To the Rescue visit the family to help them with a few projects around the house. This episode of Open House was taped at 151 East 58th St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Tour a Historic Roman Villa]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:18:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-A-Block.jpg We're in Santa Barbara, CA touring a historic Roman villa set on 11 acres. The 22,000 square foot home offers an array of unique amenities including an art studio. Coldwell Banker agent Joyce Rey takes us around. This episode of Open House was taped at 441 East 57th. St., New York.]]> <![CDATA[Give Your Suburban Home City Style]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:51:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/OH-Stephen-Young.jpg We're with Chicago-based designer Stephen Young to check out his latest project where he brought a city vibe to his client's traditional suburban home. Watch as he shares design tips to include in your own home. This episode of Open House was taped at 441 East 57th. St., New York.]]> <![CDATA[One High School Chef Gets a Dream Kitchen]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:59:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-LEGGIO.jpg She spent years devoted to bettering the lives of her students and family. Now, watch as one high school chef gets a kitchen makeover of her dreams from the George To The Rescue team. This episode of Open House was taped at 441 East 57th. St., New York.]]> <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:33:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/OH-Promo1.jpg From New York to Santa Barbara, we're taking you inside some of the best homes in the country. Catch an all-new Open House this weekend. Check local listings for air times in your area. ]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Inside a 12-Car-Garage Party Pad]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:42:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT5197DSQFT505NorthShoreDriveWEB.jpg Agent Katherine Malkin gives a tour of a penthouse condo overlooking Lake Michigan and Navy Pier. For more information on 505 North Lake Dr., please contact Katherine Malkin at 312-576-5200. View the listing.

This episode of Open House was hosted from 55 Hudson St. New York, NY. For more information on this property, please contact Frances Katzen of Douglas Elliman at 212-350-8575. View the listing.

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<![CDATA[Square Feet: Inside the Breathtaking "Four Winds" Homes]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:35:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT5136D81WLaurelAveLakeForestweb_722x406_2157781525.jpg Homeowners Marilyn and Bill take us through their award-winning Howard Van Doren Shaw designed home. The 8,000-square-foot Lake Forest estate is referred to as the "Four Winds" because in the warmer months, one can open the doors to get a nice breeze. Another great feature are the historic gardens, inspired by the Alhambra in Spain. The home's rich history, coupled with comfortable living, makes this grand estate, one to behold. For more information on this propert, please contact Ann Lyon of Coldwell Banker at 847-828-9991. View the listing.

This episode of Open House was hosted from 317 W 77th St, New York, NY. For more information about this property, please contact Brown Harris Stevens brokers Lisa Lippman at 212-588-5606 or Scott Moore at 212-588-5608. View the .

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<![CDATA[Designer Living: Inside a Gold Coast Project]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:00:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT5200CDLLewisGiannouliasWEB.jpg Melissa Lewis and Cari Giannoulias give us a tour of a Gold Coast project.

This episode of Open House was hosted from 24 West 30th St., New York, NY. For more information on this property, please contact Jacky Teplitzky of Douglas Elliman at 917-697-5457. View the listing.

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This episode of Open House was hosted from 627 West End Avenue, New York, NY. For more information on this property, please contact Karen Kelley of Corcoran at 212-875-2879. View the listing.

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<![CDATA[Tips of the Trade: Mix Old and New for a Perfect Space]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:13:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5225E.jpg Interior designer Jeannie Balsam shows us how she mixed a little old with new elements to create the perfect, serene, yet family-friendly space for her client. ]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Take a Tour of Lord's Castle]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:49:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1236B.jpg We're in upstate New York at an extraordinary stone castle built in the late 1800s. The Beaux-Arts-style residence has more than 30 rooms and includes a separate cottage and two-story barn. For more information on this property, visit the website. ]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Inside a Rockstar Estate]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:55:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OHNY1218B926Haverstrawweb.jpg Tour a nearly 86-hundred-square-foot estate. What makes this property so special is that it was once home to the former recording studio of the band "Spyro Gyra." Many major artists passed through there, including the Goo Goo Dolls, Foreigner, Mariah Carey, and more. For more information on 926 Haverstraw, please contact Jim Brun at 845-362-3938. View the listing.

This episode of Open House was hosted from 31 W 76th St. For more information on this property, please contact Ileen Schoenfeld and Aracely Moran of Brown Harris Stevens at 212-396-5878 and 212-588-5649. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[Interior Designer Stephen Sills' Home]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:55:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNY+1245+D+DL+Stephen+Sills.jpg For more than two decades, interior designer Stephen Sills has been transforming spaces, working on a range of projects from residential to hotels. Now he takes us on a tour of his own home in Bedford.]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Tour a Sophisticated Estate with Bowling Alley]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:55:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-LIncoln-Lane.jpg We're in upstate New York at a sophisticated estate in Purchase, New York. It features almost 17,000 square feet of sleek, luxurious living space and amenities, including your very own bowling alley! View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[Square Feet: Inside a Classic Hudson River Estate]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:02:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1236A.jpg We're in Cold Spring, NY at a classic Hudson River estate. This mountaintop retreat seamlessly blends the old world with a 21st century lifestyle. The stone chateau, known as "Round Hill Manor," sits on 26 acres and includes more than 20 rooms. For more information on 101 Roundhill, visit the .]]>