The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Tour of Homes 2020

Home #1

Built in 1911 for Lucy and Mary Nagle, this beautiful Neel Reid home sits majestically on one of Atlanta’s most prestigious streets. Owned and interior designed by Don Easterling, with assistance from Nina Nash, the home is filled with the charm and beauty that Atlantans have come to expect from the master architect. It is the showcase for the current homeowner’s extensive collection of antiques but also exudes twenty-first century ease and comfort. Through years of careful curation as well as renovation by the homeowner, the residence still typifies a classic Reid portfolio home. The original windows and hardware have been repurposed. Modern updates have been incorporated to appear original. A back porch, pool, and pavilion designed by C. Brandon Ingram complete the classic feel. All in all, Neel Reid and the Troutmans would be very proud of this current homeowner’s masterful renovation.


Home #2

This lovely 1920’s Craftsman bungalow was just what the homeowners were looking for: great bones with wonderful grounds with which to garden. Frederick Spitzmiller and Robert Norris were engaged to add to the home, with period sensitivity, and give the couple better flow and views of the property that had been lacking. Interior designer, Teri Duffy, joined the team to help bring the homeowners vision to life.

This residence features a notable collection of antiques and artwork. The den contains an antique French Louis XIII cherry and walnut desk, while the living room features an antique English lacquered cocktail table. An Italian Baroque carved walnut credenza from 1900 finishes the beautiful dining room. Tew Galleries have aided the homeowners in selecting the impressive collection of artwork displayed throughout the home.


Home #3

Designed for a busy young family of five, this 7 bedroom, 7 bathroom house was designed to impart a modern feel while remaining rooted in European traditional aesthetics. Furnished with French and Scandinavian antiques, the home features hardware, stone, plaster, and iron work by European craftsmen. The wrought iron balustrade of the main staircase is inspired by the balustrade at Hermès in Paris, while the 12-foot- ceiling high with 10-foot-high steel doors on the first floor were inspired by the work of Axel Varvoodth, a Belgian architect and tastemaker with a keen sense of beauty and harmonious style.

The home was designed by Eduardo Contreras Residential Design, with landscape design by Land Plus. Adams Residential served as the general contractor. All of the home's French Stone floors, wide wood plank floors, and wood beams were produced by Vintage Elements.


Home #4

The owners of this home are preservationists at heart. Over the years they have had the privilege to own homes designed by noted Georgia architects including James Means, Frank McCall, and Norman Davenport Askins, who designed this residence.
When the couple decided to downsize and spend more time at their desert Southwest home, they were delighted to find this dwelling. This unique space represents the perfect combination of enduring classical design on an intimate scale. It is a true “jewel box” showcasing imported French antique marble mantels and terracotta tiles in the kitchen, as well as 14-foot-high ceilings. This makes the perfect setting for a busy couple that likes to entertain, but also enjoy cooking and gardening whenever they are at home in the city.


Home #5

This stunning home was originally designed by Norman Askins and has been beautifully enhanced by Spitzmiller & Norris. Guests are welcomed by hand-painted murals in the style of Menaboni in a chinoiserie aesthetic. The house opens up into grand entertaining rooms with beautiful views of the extensive grounds that were designed by Graham Pittman and reflect the quiet solitude of this private location. The homeowners have a special affection for French antiques. These were collected through the owner’s travels, over a period of years, in the French Provincial style. Inherited pieces abound as is the case of the buffet in the dining room that is identical to a buffet at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.


And don't miss the Young Collectors' Home Tour! Join us to see three professionally designed homes in Haynes Manor.

Saturday, January 25 — 3–5 p.m.