Entries from January 2007

April 2006

Comments   Comments Off   Date Arrow  January 21, 2007 at 4:15pm   User  by Christina

Dave and I are both interested in creating a house that is very energy efficient. Along the way in designing our home we research many different energy efficient means of construction and materials. The idea of having a house of concrete or some material other than wood frame construction seems appealing. At times I have […]

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March 2006 Recieved Landmarks Approval

Comments   0   Date Arrow  January 20, 2007 at 11:43am   User  by Christina

March 2006: We submitted our plans on March 3, 2006 and Dave met with the staff of the Landmark Commission. I think from the beginning he charmed the staff in our direction. The following week we met with the “Design Committee” of the Commission. Bureaucracy has lots of committees. People asked me if I learned […]

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January 2006 Preparing for Landmarks Approval

Comments   0   Date Arrow  January 20, 2007 at 11:41am   User  by Christina

January 2006: With the beginning of the new year, it was time to focus on getting our house plans ready for Landmark Commission(the committee that oversees construction in Historic Districts) approval. We had sketched and talked about this house for some time, but nothing was going to be a reality with out Landmark approval. We […]

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May 2005: Purchased Lot

Comments   0   Date Arrow  January 20, 2007 at 11:39am   User  by Christina

On Cinco de Mayo.

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