Grand Foyers: The New Amenity in Luxury Homes

August 21, 2015

According to The Wall Street Journal, designers note that more affluent homeowners are converting their entry way into a grand space to entertain.

Guests to parties hosted by San Francisco couple Gary Loeb and David Fraze, for example, barely get past the front door.

“Instead they gather inside the wood-paneled foyer, which has 16-foot ceilings, an original fireplace and a vintage rug,” the article says.

“A lot of people just spend half the party standing in the foyer,” Mr. Loeb, a 46-year-old executive for a health technology firm, tells The Wall Street Journal.

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