What a Difference a Wall Makes ! (when it’s gone !)

This is an illustrated story of how a 40+ year old tiny kitchen was transformed into an open-space, modern kitchen / living space created by Jenalzoco, LLC.


This load bearing wall enclosed a functional, but tiny kitchen.  The new owners of this home wanted a larger, brighter space.  Jenalzoco engineered the removal of the load bearing wall with the installment of a new beam in the floor of the attic and columns in the basement. The heating and electrical elements that had been in the wall were also relocated.

With the wall gone, the owners were able to envision their new kitchen and living area. They loved dark cabinets so they replaced the original painted cabinets with these raised panel dark walnut cabinets from Metropolitan Cabinet in Norwood, MA



New floors added to match the existing wood floors.

The custom designed kitchen island is fitted with electricity.

The pendant lights installed over the island are a nice addition for intimacy.

The recessed lights around the kitchen are added to improve the area lighting.


The space is opened up into functional and beautiful living area.

This kitchen is now the central station of real living for this family.




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