Category Archives: In Progress

Commercial New Orleans renovation, remodeling, and construction projects that are in progress by Hal Collums Construction.

Update on St. Ann Shotgun Renovation

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Through the challenge of the wettest month in the recorded history of New Orleans and also the discovery on New Years eve of additional termite damage requiring stud replacement, we did meet our goal for this phase of this renovation in New Orleans. The goal was to have our contracted repairs completed by the first […]

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Modern Details in a Historic Setting

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This was a major New Orleans restoration project on St. Charles Ave. This beautiful Greek Revival style building had fallen into disrepair after being used to house a restaurant and then sitting empty for a few years after Hurricane Katrina. The current owner decided to renovate this beautiful home to bring it back to its […]

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St Ann Shotgun Aims for Second Century

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The house at 2404 St. Ann is a marvelous New Orleans “shotgun.” I am totally amazed at how well preserved it is and how it has dutifully carried the soul and story of the original builder into the 21st century. The magic is in how well defined the original details are and how these details […]

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