Rachel Lutz was determined to open an old-fashioned ladies’ boutique in the mid-city area, and she got better than she bargained for. Adding to the Peacock Room’s elegant inventory are the original architectural details uncovered by Lutz after leasing the space. What started as a modest renovation to remove drop ceilings and drywall turned into a full-on historic renovation when Lutz realized that the store was located in the historic building’s original 1927 dining room. She is slowly returning the spot to its original grandeur, including original paint colors and mirrored ceilings. The enthusiastic and outgoing Lutz is more than willing to give shoppers the inside scoop on the updates, as they discover lovely treasures both architectural and sartorial.
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