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New HVAC system added to 3rd floor

New HVAC System in 3rd Floor East Wing It was a long time coming with seven different representatives of the area’s best HVAC installers submitting proposals. The problem? The existing system is 4 tons and is tasked with cooling the 2nd and 3rd floors through a...

Thanksgiving

And the Fair Land An editorial published annually since 1961: For all our social discord we yet remain the longest enduring society of free men governing themselves without benefit of kings or dictators. Any one whose labors take him into the far reaches of the...

History in a Closet

Hidden message from 100 years ago “In this rough work, there is no fame. But here you see the Workman’s names.” Albion Wright and Elmer NortonApril 29, 1922 It is one of those things that you are just dumbfounded to find. First, the Norton family is one of those...

This Older House – bathroom redo

This bathroom is the one that is closest to North Water Street (East) on the 2nd floor. The current tile is 1” x 1” and is loose. It was installed in 2010 I think and was never a perfect choice.  Below is the first sketch of how we thought the bath would work out. As...