Tour of Olana

Project: Victorian, Episode 11, Part 2

After discussing the layout of the formal courtyard and setting down bluestone pavers, Bob travels to New York's Hudson River Valley to tour Olana, a Victorian artist's mansion designed to look like an Arabian treasure house. Back on Martha's Vineyard, Bob demonstrates how to give the master bath a Victorian flair with marble, tile, and a pedestal sink.
Part 1: Victorian House Landscaping
Part 2: Tour of Olana
Bob takes a tour of Olana, a Victorian artist's mansion in Upstate New York, overlooking the Hudson River. Named after a Persian fortress/treasure house, Olana has been dutifully preserved since the artist's death in 1900.
Part 3: Progress Update and Pedestal Sink Installation
Bob Vila tackles a remodeling and construction project on the island of Martha's Vineyard. The expansion of the cabin transforms a tiny vacation home into a spacious family retreat with an authentic 'Vineyard Victorian' look.

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