Thursday, October 28, 2021

Fall With Sprinkles

North Terrace Lake ( Green Lake) with Cliff Drive in the background. 
I was waiting for the rain to stop, finally just went out anyway. 
                              Skyline from Kessler Park next to the Kansas City Museum. 

                        The Colonnade which is about to undergo the restoration process - 1908


Thursday, October 21, 2021

Kansas City Museum Is Open For Visits

Ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning 10/21/21 to commenorate the reopening of the Kansas                 City Museum.  

You can reserve tickets online for entry.  No charge. 



Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Brand New But Fits Right In

Once vacant lot is a new home.  Designed to fit in with the other residences in the Scarritt Point Historic District.  Newest home in Historic Northeast.   St. John Avenue and Gladstone Boulevard. 

                  Above and below.  Right across the street from the Benton Circle and Concourse. 


Friday, October 8, 2021

Bishop And Annie Scarritt Hendrick Home Renovation Update 4

   Work continues on this 1887 Queen Anne.  Dry wall is installed and base coat of paint applied.  In some of these pictures you'll see a square of color on the wall -It is the color for that room.   Tile installers begin work next.  

Front entrance above and below. 


The sample on the floor above is what the flooring will be on the first and second floors. 

                        Below, the stairway is still wrapped to protect the wood. 

Front hallway above, Below, White Oak awaits stain for the trim.  Poplar will be used on the second and third floors. The pocket doors are mahogany. 

Above and below curved windows were a challenge.  They are being repaired one sash at a time with new double-paned glass. This is the kitchen. 

                                     Above, the kitchen with appliances waiting in the next room. 
                                                  Above and below, the dining room. 

                                                           Above, what was the original kitchen.  

Above looking from the dining room into the kitchen. 
Above and below.  This room, just next to the main entrance was probably Bishop Hendrick study. 

                                            Second floor laundry room. Bedroom below. 

Above, one of several bathrooms, another bedroom below.  Color patch on wall shows the color the room will be. 

Above, another bathroom.  Below bedroom on the front of the house with a window that can open enough to allow access to the balcony. 

                     Second floor landing.   Below, another bedroom...color on wall to the right. 

                                       Above, a better view of the window/egress to the balcony. 
                                                  Third floor above, and nine shots below. 

Work continues on the patio, east side of house. 

           Basement has been cleaned up, walls sealed.... below, the electric panels for the whole house.