When prominent merchant Abraham Borinstein had this stately, three-story Colonial Revival built in 1918, he employed ornate design elements to capture the cachet of living on North Meridian Street in the early 20th century. The address still impresses almost a century later.
The entryway’s double staircase makes a striking first impression, while decorative ceiling treatments and elaborate crown molding radiate architectural elegance. Lead-trimmed transom windows and French doors shower the main quarters with natural light.
New finishes that are just as artistic enhance the 9,112-square-foot home’s historical features. Art Deco–style patterned marble flooring highlights the family room, and the master bath displays a colorful mosaic etched into the Rookwood tile above the bathtub. Glossy black countertops modernize the French-country kitchen.
The estate offers private retreats for family members and guests, with four bathrooms abutting the home’s five bedrooms and a sprawling third-floor suite and game room. And if you dare to brave the elements this winter, the quaint back patio with an in-ground hot tub provides tranquil views of the wooded lot.
Want to Buy It?
Address: 4155 N. Meridian St.
List Price: $949,950
Agent: Jamie Smock, F.C. Tucker Co., 317-695-3369, talktotucker.com