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Major Interior Remodel website - plans and photos

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I've just started a major interior remodel of my 1959 A. Quincy Jones atrium model. For those who might be interested, plans and some photos of the first phase can be found at http://totheweb.com/eichler/2006_remodel/index.html

1959 A. Quincy Jones atrium model in The Highlands, San Mateo http://www.totheweb.com/eichler

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Joined: Oct 10 2003

wow! thanks for sharing this. especially since I have the same floorplan as you (except mirrored). I can gaze covetously at your progress. By the way there's another home of the same plan just a couple doors down from us that is going thru as extensive of a remodel, including moving the kitchen into the corner away from the MBR. Best of luck!

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... and also, would you be willing to talk about the overall financial & planning scope of the work? I am interested in doing many of the things you are incorporating into the remodel, and I would love to get an idea of what level of funds I need to come up with.

For instance, I would love to be able to call up the same group of contractors and say "I'd like a Barry Brisco please" and have them know exactly what that entails, rather than coming up with all that from scratch. I would imagine a contractor would appreciate being able to reproduce a recent project rather than redoing all of the up-front planning work -I sure would.

thanks! you can email me at larryncelia at gmail dot com as well.

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Hey fxlarry,

Thanks for your interest in my remodel. I would be happy to talk to you directly about the project cost and scope, email me through the form at eichler@totheweb.com. When the project is a bit farther along, you're welcome to stop by and take a look. Since we share the same floor plan, it might be of interest to you.

Today the demolition started, and I'll post photos in a few days of the house with no wall coverings, only studs. It's weird to be inside a house I've lived in for 6 years and suddenly be able to look right through it!

Barry

1959 A. Quincy Jones atrium model in The Highlands, San Mateo http://www.totheweb.com/eichler

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Joined: Mar 20 2003

looks like barry's been busy.

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Joined: Aug 30 2003

Hi Joe,

Actually, the demo crew has been busy! See photos here:
http://totheweb.com/eichler/2006_remodel/demo_lr.html

This weekend I plan to continue working on the interior beams (almost done) and re-paint the ceiling from white to a light, warm grey.

Barry

1959 A. Quincy Jones atrium model in The Highlands, San Mateo http://www.totheweb.com/eichler

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Joined: Oct 13 2006

joe b wrote:
looks like barry's been busy.

Hi Barry. I am also working up a remodel budget and would greatly appreciate any financial cost information you would be willing to share. You can contact me at atvahc@adelphia.net . Thanks in advance!

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