Category Archives: News

Sagging Bedroom Floor Required Replacing an Inadequate Beam

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Our client had purchased a home that belonged to the family of her best friend when she was growing up. She remembered as a child that the house had been renovated to make the family room larger by removing a center dividing wall. Over the years the flooring above the removed wall had started to […]

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Reclaimed Heart Pine Roof for an Exterior Kitchen

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A homeowner in St John the Baptist Parish contracted Collums Construction to build a reclaimed heart pine beam and roof system for his beautiful open air exterior kitchen. The center piece of the kitchen was a large fireplace and cooker with a brick chimney. The floor was concrete slab with a brick veneer. He had framed […]

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Custom Millwork Magic

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Leah Glade, Collums Construction’s Chief Project Manager, appeared in an article in New Orleans Living Magazine about how a “millwork make-over” can transform a home’s look-and-feel. The home, a Bungalow style house in the Fontainebleau area, was renovated by the architect’s grandson but kept true to the design and spirit of the original house.   […]

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Collums Construction Crafts Nike “Pop-Up Store” for NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans

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In mid-January 2014, Collums Construction LLC was contacted by New York designers Tangram Exhibitors International, representing Nike and Air Jordan, to build a “pop-up store” for the NBA All-Star Game scheduled for February 16 in New Orleans Louisiana. During All-Star Week New Orleans will be the center of the basketball world. The heart of the New Orleans entertainment world […]

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CC Installs Heart Pine and Casework at Merchant

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Collums Construction performed the installation of custom casework at a new cafe called Merchant located in The Maritime building in the Central Business District of New Orleans. The custom millwork and casework was fabricated by Central City Millworks. All work has been completed, and Merchant is now open for business as a cafe, coffee shop, […]

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New Orleans flooring sale: Heart Pine 10% Off!

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* UPDATE * Our over-stocked supplies of heart pine flooring have been sold. However, Central City Millworks has flooring available at regular prices…which still provide you with great value considering the quality. Call Central City Millworks at 504-899-1345 for a price on the quantity you need. * * * Central City Millworks is offering 22,000+ […]

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Our Office Space Expansion

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It is time for another office expansion here at Collums Construction and Central City Millworks! It is our goal to create a more efficient workplace in order to best promote communication and increase productivity and staff morale. Our craftsman are working very quickly to finish the job so we can move in immediately. Once the […]

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Central City Millworks Cuts Digital Fabrication for DesCours Installation

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The contemporary architecture and art festival, DesCours, uses cutting edge new media and interactive installations to lure culturally adventurous art aficionadas into new visual experiences. This year’s DesCours, presented by the New Orleans chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is the third annual week-long event. Twenty-six architects and artist teams have prepared 11 sites in […]

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Collums Construction has High Time at Algiers Courthouse

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Collums Construction workers replace Algiers Courthouse clock Bryon Cornelison watched as a Collums Construction crew installed the fourth face on the clock tower of the historic Algiers Courthouse. This was a goal he had worked to accomplish for the previous six months. As treasurer of the friends of the Algiers Courthouse, Bryon accepted the task […]

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Collums Construction Hangs 600 lb George Rodrigue Painting in WWII Museum

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Thomas Nevitt thought he had 24 hours to relax after spending six weeks working around the clock making sure our commitment to The National WWII Museum was completed on schedule. Thomas, Mill Manager for Central City Millworks (Collum Construction’s sister company) had assumed the role of Project Manager for the installation of the store fixtures, […]

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