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House comes down….

This morning we started work on a new home on Maple Street in Northfield. It is a somewhat unique project in that it is being constructed in an established neighborhood and involves the demolition of [...]

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Vivus Architecture and Millstream Commons

After work today I headed downtown to Vivus Architecture for an open house. Peter and Mary Schmelzer were welcoming visitors to their office, including some fellow architects from down the street at P [...]

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Room addition work continues

We started a room addition project for a client during the rather wet weather we had over the last couple of weeks. Fortunately, we were able to install the foundation work without difficulty. We now [...]

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Comprehensive plan review process

Last night I participated in the City of Northfield’s town meeting on planning issues. The city is beginning their regular review of the comprehensive plan. Northfield is generally a very involved ci [...]

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Northfield Home and Garden Show

I spent the day Saturday at my booth at the Northfield Home and Garden show. It was held again this year in the two gyms at the Northfield Middle School, which worked out very well. The exhibitors gat [...]

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Hail brings a room addition

With the cold weather quickly leaving there are several construction projects we are getting underway. The one we started this week is a family room addition to a 1950’s home. The project involves re [...]

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Construction details in Charleston

There were a few other interesting construction items I found in Charleston, SC last week. Due to the high level of wind driven rains in the area many of the homes and buildings have operating window [...]

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Southern construction features…..

Ellen and I traveled to Charleston, SC last week for a spring break. You can read about some of the trip highlights on my personal website. When I travel I do pay attention to construction methods, bo [...]

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NDDC, NEC, EDA…..

This morning I attended the regular monthly forum sponsored by the Northfield Downtown Development Corporation. The topic this month was community assistance for businesses. NDDC board chairman Dan Be [...]

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Rawanda 1994

I often think that Northfield is truly an amazing place to live. With our two world class private liberal arts colleges in town we have tremendous opportunities to access events. Last night was one of [...]

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