Space Saving Tip Built-in Shelving

Transforming a Hallway or Stairway into a Library, Gallery or More

There are so many great built-in shelving units in San Francisco houses that it’s easy to almost overlook them. The simple built-ins that grace the two sides of a living room fireplace and travel from floor to 10 foot + ceiling can hold a lot of books and knick-knacks.

But it was the transformation of entry stairs into an ascending library that really caught my attention in Cole Valley. Instead of wasted space these built-ins turned an arduous climb to a top floor condo into a trip through the stacks; an insight into the owner, their interests and literary world-view, and a reminder of all those good books I have been meaning to get to.

Another innovative idea from a San Francisco homeowner…

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