An Updated Watergate Condo

An Updated Watergate Condo

Rachael Grad
Sep 11, 2009

We've long loved the idea of living in The Watergate and envied the Potomac River views. This week The Washington Post shares the lovely redecorated 2-bedroom, 2-level Watergate condo of Myrna and Arthur "Chip" Fawcett. Designer Lori Graham changed the 1960's decor to a more updated look.

The Fawcetts hired Lori Graham for a budget-friendly makeover that kept many of their existing pieces. Before the redecoration, the condo had padded silk walls and unattractive radiators. Lori Graham turned the ugly radiators into cozy reading nooks with ventilated radiator covers and seat cushions. She also used paint to lighten up the space.

More on living in The Watergate:
A Modern Revival for Watergate Penthouse; Redesign of a Watergate Penthouse Brings '60s Chic Into the 21st Century from The Washington Post
Living in The Watergate: Balconies with Potomac River Views
Living in the Watergate with Stan Kelly

(Images: Melina Mara)

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