Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Resurrection of a Historic New Orleans Church

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Collums Construction recently completed a renovation of historic Saint Anna’s Church at 1313 Esplanade in New Orleans. We were asked by architect Jim Farr of Farr Plus Huson Architects to work with St. Anna’s Church to restore the building. Built in 1846 by the famous architect, Henry Howard, the incredibly elegant structure had fallen on […]

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Bi Part Sliding Pocket Doors with Simultaneous Opening & Closing

Recently, estimating a kitchen in an old Uptown New Orleans home, a client asked me to look for hardware for pocket doors.  It was not just any pocket door hardware, it was pretty specific and it took me a couple of hours to find it.  Needless to say, there were blog posts but none listed […]

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