Beautiful 1928 bathrooms

DreamingoftheUPApril 12, 2014

I came across this house when searching for some examples in a post on the Building forum. Built in 1928 in a Mediterranean style, on sale in Chicago for $900K. The listing has pictures of two bathrooms which look original. Beautiful.

Don't care for the wallpaper, though.

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enduring

These are grand! What do you suppose is going on with the toilet seat in the blue bathroom? Is that original or was it custom made recently? I can't imagine a seat lasting that long.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2014 at 10:46PM
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crl_

Interesting! Thank you for posting them.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2014 at 11:01PM
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DreamingoftheUP

My guess is the toilet seat was a custom replacement to match the shape of the bowl. Toilet and pedestal sink match in form.

This post was edited by DreamingoftheUP on Sat, Apr 12, 14 at 23:26

    Bookmark   April 12, 2014 at 11:23PM
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hunzi

Wow. Just wow.

It's always so nice to see original work in a home this old. Even if the style isn't quite what I'd like, I love people who respect the house!

My 1925 bathroom wasn't nearly that fancy!

Always ;-)
Hunzi

    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 9:26AM
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sjhockeyfan325

It's not my style either, but I can appreciate the beautiful design!

    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 11:40AM
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writersblock

Those are splendid, although I suspect the wallpaper is a replacement. I'd kill for either of those sinks. Thanks for posting this.

    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 12:11PM
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gsciencechick

Love these! Thanks for posting.

Interesting that they have the "commercial/industrial" looking flush mechanism, no tank.

    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 12:14PM
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