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Interior designer - Christine Bartke

Written by: Abby Weingarten

When Dr. Urjit Gheewala relocated from New York City to Florida with his partner in 2007, he bought a brand new 3,364-square-foot Tampa home with a wealth of original character.

But it was Christine Bartke, an interior designer with Ethan Allen, who took the residence to its current sophisticated yet livable level. Bartke was able to maintain built-in features like shimmering wood flooring, thick crown molding and sturdy kitchen cabinets while beautifying the surrounding décor.

Now, when Urjit commutes home each day from his internal medicine practice in Largo, he returns to a haven that is ideal for unwinding and entertaining.

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