After a fall, winter, spring, and summer of dreaming, scheming, and cleaning everything out of this house, we finally began demolition on August 15th. Here are some pictures from the first few weekends of demolition.
|We'll start with a little shout out to our contractor, David Pine, in case you missed his modest sign.|
One last look at the front with windows.
|So long old front porch|
back of the house (notice the bathtub of the roof)
patchwork wallpaper behind upstair closet
HERE BEGINS A LOOK AT ALL OUR EXPOSED BRICK WALLS WHICH ARE GOING TO BE SO HARD TO COVER UP. THE HOUSE FEELS SO OPEN AND LOFT-LIKE.
|view down front hallway (to what would have been the back addition)|
|view under the stairs into front living room|
|back of the kitchen looking into the hallway|
|view from dining room looking back towards the kitchen|
|Upstairs room above the living room (view from hallway). Clearly the walls are missing.|
|back bedroom above the kitchen|
|looking towards the front of the house from the back upstairs room above the kitchen|
|Looking towards the back of the house from the front bedroom above the dining room|
|Bead board ceilings! We're going to try to keep these upstairs.|
|view from the top of the stairs looking towards the front door|