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The biggest challenge to re-designing a split foyer is the mid-level front door. Raising the entry half a level and introducing a wrap-around elevation porch is logical and an appropriate choice for the home’s wooded setting.

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Tastes change; so, too, an owner’s requirements of their home. In the early 1960s, for instance, no floor plan concept seemed better suited to the demands of modern life than the split level — which deployed half-levels to apportion interior space into sleeping zones, family gathering rooms and service areas.

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