Gratuitous, Random Renovation Pics

Here are just a few cool pictures from the last week of renovation…

Rotten original details in Harlem townhouse shell

This is about as much “original details” as we have on the interior of our house. That’s one of the only remaining window frames – it’s in what will be the spare bedroom – 2nd floor of our unit, back of the house. Needless to say, we’re doing a rehab, not a restoration… Going forward the look will be contemporary.

Old fireplace in building that's under construction

The fireplace in the same bedroom as the window shown in the first picture. A random hard hat adorns the wall…

New metal floor joists and rotting old wooden joists

Here you can see the contrast between the new metal joists and the rotting wooden ones they’re replacing. Focus is a bit off – sorry…

Under the stoop in a townhouse under renovation

And here we have the space under the stoop showing the layers of decay and renewal…

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