Home of the week Ivy-shrouded Federal a nod to Salem’s history ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe The Cook-Kimball House is an example of historic Salem's Federal period of architecture. Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe This 202-year-old home features a 344-square-foot family/dining room as part of its 4,776 square-foot layout. Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe This 180-square-foot eat-in kitchen has the original fireplace with beehive oven and coal shoot. It is one of two full kitchens. Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe The original spiral staircase still has carvings from 19th-century architect Samuel McIntire. Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe All 10 fireplaces, such as this one in the master bedroom, work. The home also has a library with built-in shelves.