The bar is made from wood from the decommissioned Italian embassy in Buenos Aires; the floors come from an old Seattle schoolhouse.
Glass factory windows surround the open kitchen area, dominated by Stoneburner's slate-clad stone hearth oven.
The barrel-like ceiling in the entry space is clad in fir from an old building right on Ballard Ave. Also in the entry space: a racy Slicer Mito Italian meat slicer and marble-topped charcuterie station.
Swing-arm seats at the kitchen bar.
The ceiling oval is another component of the former embassy; I am so envious of these Italian 1960s-era chandeliers it's not even funny.
Come opening day these riddling racks will be filled with bottles of wine.
Seriously, can these guys just open a lighting shop already?
Custom concrete tiles.
A doorway in the richly detailed wall of wood paneling in the dining room connects Stoneburner to the rest of the hotel.
Steel gates from the turn of the century help divide the 3,500-square-foot space.
Large sliding windows open up onto Ballard Ave.
Most of the chairs look like they belong in a schoolhouse from the first part of the century (because at one point they did).
A roof finial from an old building in Baltimore dominates the bar (and probably still will even when the shelves are filled with bottles).
Sweet mother of all that is salvaged and repurposed and hip.
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