The Grand Staircase of the White House

The Grand Staircase of the White House

The White House is the center of state affairs for the United States. It is also the main residence for the President and the First Lady. While the first floor is for the White House administration, the second floor is considered the official home of the President of the United States. What connects these two… Read more »

The Most Well-Known Movie Staircases

The Most Well-Known Movie Staircase

We often think of stairs as some sort of background piece, but many of them have actually become a fixture of American culture. We’re not just talking about the many ancient staircases that have been standing for hundreds, if not thousands, of years; we also mean the staircases that have been featured on the Hollywood… Read more »

The World’s Most Famous Staircases

The World's Most Famous Staircases

Staircases aren’t just something that can get you from point A to point B; they’re also works of art that can last for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Some staircases are so well-known that they’ve become popular tourist destinations, with people from around the world coming to see them each year. Here we go… Read more »

The ‘Holy Stairs’ Revealed for the First Time in 300 Years

People Kneeling on the Holy Stairs

There are few staircases around the world that carry as much cultural and religious significance as Rome’s Holy Stairs. The stairs, also known as the “Scala Sancta,” are at least 2000 years old, but for the past 300 years they’ve been covered for protection by a walnut wood encasement. However, just earlier this month, the… Read more »

A Highlight of Staircases that Inspire

Famous Staircase in San Francisco

Staircases used to simply fulfill a basic need, getting from point A to point B, but we also use them to express our creativity and have been for centuries. Although all staircases serve a functional purpose, staircases have also become an artistic outlet used to create a statement. The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps in San… Read more »

Famous Movie Scenes that Feature Staircases

Large Movie Theater with Projector Inside

When we’re designing or creating the staircases of our dreams, we often think past to examples we’ve seen in our personal lives or perhaps even in pop culture. Since their beginning, films have long featured staircases of all shapes, and sizes, many of which have since become legendary. Acadia Stairs is highlighting a few symbolic… Read more »

In the Acadia Stairs Spotlight: The Living Staircase

Lush Plant Hanging in Window

Here at Acadia Stairs, we like to think that the right staircase design can be more than inspiring. It can breathe new life into a stale space while giving you a brand-new perspective. Acadia Stairs loves highlighting staircase designs that we believe take the “extra step,” showing people what staircases can really do for a… Read more »

Timber Staircase in London Rises to Fame

Morning Sunrise in London

At Acadia Stairs, we firmly believe that a stair’s design can be enchanting; think of the grand staircases from the Victorian Era, or the staircase leading up to a national monument such as the Lincoln Memorial. These staircases present a vision of grandeur and sophistication that captures our imagination and inspires us. Acadia Stairs is… Read more »

Staircases to Explore This Summer

When it comes to planning a family vacation, there are a few different routes you can take. And while some prefer to spend their vacation time relaxing on a warm, sandy beach, we at Acadia Stairs are partial to exploring. For people like us who are obsessed with good design – especially when it comes… Read more »

The Staircase Walk of Fame: Staircases to See in the USA

As the New Year begins, you may be pondering how to make this year special and memorable for your family. If you are thinking of including a family vacation in your 2016 plans, there are many places to consider right here in the US. Whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure, a spooky experience… Read more »