The main entry
foyer looking back at the front door. The Preservation Dallas Howard Meyer
tour booklet says that there was originally a bedroom over this entry. The
entry was remodeled, opened up and the surrounding walkway/balcony added
above. Notice the added mirrors covering bottom of recessed lighting coves.
These mirrors covered the original light wood as seen in the master bedroom.
Obviously the mirrors aren't original Meyer.
I believe that
this stairway is all original though I'm not sure. I'm assuming that when
the bedroom above was removed to make the large entry foyer that the balcony
railing was built to match the stairway railing. I'm just guessing. The
doorway under the stairs leads to the breakfast nook and kitchen.
I just love
this stone landing and first four stairs. Notice how it shoots through the
window and out into the backyard. I think the three slots near the window
are an air return vent.
This is looking
up from the stone stairway landing. The doorway above leads to the east
upstairs bedroom. I don't know if the bookcases are original or not. If
they are I believe that they would have been in the room that was removed.
I would really like to check out the original plans to see how this part
of the house was before it was changed. I'm just guessing but I think that
the walkway was originally parallel to the stairway and ran between the
east upstairs bedroom and the west upstairs kid's bedroom.