I am posting this here as we are all interested in renovation of historic properties, but also because we enjoy the beauty and love they also represent.This has really got the historical preservation…Continue
Started Apr 19, 2014
We are planning on adding a bath to our attic and want it to fit in with the 1900 look. So I thought to go with a clawfoot type tub but there is no way of getting an Iron tub up those attic stairs.…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by James Olson Nov 22, 2013.
When asked how we, the local community, either buy outright, or partner with an investor, I thought of running it by you guys to see if something like this was done in your area/experience.The…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Hendrickson Nov 2, 2013.
The First Floor bathroom started out in the kitchen. It must have been added at some point, as it looks to have been a converted porch that was turned into either a maids quarters or apartment/bedroom.
Area is to the right of the brick:
Inside view of where the bathroom was. The doorway…Continue
Posted on January 28, 2013 at 10:30am
When we first bought he house the kitchen was a relatively small room with some cheap cabinets and an old wood/electric stove. What was interesting was the vitrolite tiles used on the walls. The main bath upstairs had the same glass tiles. This was added probably about 1925-1930. Behind the glass we found plaster etched to look like bricks.
Cheap Cabinets and Vitrolite Glass tiles…Continue
Posted on May 8, 2012 at 4:00am — 3 Comments