Two Roofs!

June 9, 2018

This project on Ault View in Mt. Lookout involves adding a second floor to an existing one-story house. The carpenter came up with a way to keep the existing roof intact while constructing the addition's walls and roof around and over it, keeping the first floor protected from weather in the process. The photo shows the existing roof under the new roof trusses. The existing roof will be dismantled and removed piece-by-piece. David Costa, General Contractor....

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Over-the-Rhine Project - progress

January 31, 2018

Framing's completed, roofing being installed. Still to come: brick & stone, siding & brackets. And a LOT still to do on the inside. The owners obviously chose to 'make it look like it's always been there' rather than going with a more contemporary look.

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Over-the-Rhine Project

August 24, 2017

New project under construction in Over-the-Rhine! This will be a 4-story 2-family home right on the streetcar line, a block north of Music Hall. Excavation has started; should progress quickly from here. More pictures to come!

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Center Hall Foyer

August 11, 2017

Relocating a half bath from 'the first thing you see upon entering the house' to a more discreet location created a 'center hall' which provides a much more inviting entry, better circulation and a view through the house.

General Contractor: Chris Record

Photographer: William Mann...

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Twin Gables

May 25, 2017

This 85-year-old house in Hyde Park had one unique, defining element: the steeply-pitched gable over the front door. The addition on the right side of the house 'fits in' and 'honors' the original house by mimicking that gable, with a new shed dormer connecting the two across the front of the hou...

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