Upstairs Downstairs Home Featured in New TV Series

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Laura Cousineau, owner of Upstairs Downstairs Home at 69 Charles Street was recently selected, interviewed and filmed for a new television program, “American Dream: Selling Boston.”

Laura was interviewed by local host Irene Kerzner from Concierge Home Sales. Laura has been a longstanding and respected member of the Beacon Hill community.  She was chosen for her expertise in antiques and for her signature style and her artistic curation of the store’s unique product line.  Laura’s creative blending of an ever-evolving assortment of antique and vintage furniture, unique home goods, local art and contemporary treasures of every variety both large and small is well known. There is always something for everybody and in every price range.  Stay tuned for more updates on the exact air date.

American Dream TV is a new concept featuring power players of real estate as the voice for their market. It is presented in a commercial-free, 30-minute format. Available in 70 cities across the United States, in 2023 American Dream TV launched its “Selling Boston” series. Each show highlights a cast of elite realtors in each market chosen for their expertise in real estate, reputation, and recognition from their peers and consumers. The show is a nationally syndicated program  that airs on national networks of CNBC, Bloomberg

TV, the Travel Channel and other cable outlets. Streaming on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Roku, with significant viewership on social media.

The American Dream TV and production team have been nominated for an EMMY, and become nationally recognized as a real show sharing the real stories of our neighborhoods like Boston’s Laura Cousineau owner of Upstairs Downstairs Home. The show features, as hosts, the best real estate experts like Boston’s Irene Kerzner of Concierge Home Sales (CHS) chosen, like in all markets, for their expertise in real estate, reputation, and recognition from their peers and consumers. The show can be watched on a variety of channels, and is generating millions of views on social media, proudly claiming “positive media,” niched around real estate, lifestyles, and culture.

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Boston American Dream host Irene Kerzner has over 45 years of combined Real Estate experience and over $850 million in sales, Concierge Home Sales by The Kerzner Group (CHS) provides a hands-on full-service “whole-istic” approach to preparing a home for market. Catering to the Brookline, Newton, Metro West, and Boston communities, CHS oversees and optimizes every step of the real estate process — whether you’re selling or buying. Founded by Irene Kerzner back in 2012, Irene has established herself and her team as Top Real Estate Producers in the Boston area.

“When it came time to highlight a local business, Upstairs Downstairs Home was top of mind in the Beacon Hill community. Laura and her years of experience make Upstairs Downstairs Home a standout on “Antique Row” and her exquisite collections on two bright and sunny floors makes for an  amazing and surprising exploration of unique treasures for one and all,” said Irene Kerzner.

Upstairs Downstairs Antiques has been a Beacon Hill standout business for decades. It first opened its doors in 1992, and is now nestled at 69 Charles St. in the heart of Boston’s historic Beacon Hill district. As you step inside, you’ll discover a delightful surprise in every room, every nook and cranny. Their unique collection of furniture spans three remarkable centuries, showcasing an eclectic blend of styles that includes Federal, Americana, Asian, Country Cottage, Shabby Chic, Art Deco, and Mid-Century Modern. Much pride is taken in curating a truly unique and ever-evolving assortment of antique furniture and home goods, seamlessly blending the charm of these with the freshness of vintage and contemporary finds.

In addition to one of a kind furniture, they proudly feature works by talented local artists, such as Robert Douglas Hunter, John Young, Andrea Guay, Marti Foley, Marcia Corey, Nancy O’Hearn, Kevin Doyle, Anne Kilguss, William Cloutman, Kate Hunter, and more.  Their colorful creations add a vibrant and artistic dimension to our ever-evolving collection. The entire store is a charming journey through time and style where what is old is new again with a fresh constantly changing inventory full of timeless treasures.

“I am very honored to have been one of the first Boston establishments selected by American Dream TV as an outstanding member of the Beacon Hill Business Community and to be recognized for the 30 plus years for my signature style in home decor and for my expertise in all things antique, vintage and contemporary.   I am thrilled to know that people have come to rely upon my advice on how to beautify their homes. It is an absolute honor to be recognized for my years of service to my community by Dream TV, but it must be said that any honor afforded me must be shared with my excellent staff and the thousands of customers near and far that have placed their trust and loyalty in us over these many years,” said Laura Cousineau

P.S.: Upstairs Downstairs invites you to mark your calendars and to join us for our Annual Fall Artist Event on Thursday, Oct. 5, from  6 to 8 p.m.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 617-367-1950.

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