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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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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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A Historic New Orleans Building Deconstruction

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The property at 5200 Dauphine St. was once a store and popular place for 9th Ward neighbors to meet and catch up with each other. But time and hurricane Katrina took its toll on the historic New Orleans building. To honor its history, the Preservation Resource Center purchased the property after the storm, and with […]

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A New Orleans French Quarter Construction Project

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In the Autumn of 2006 we were asked by a client and a friend of ours to help with a phased New Orleans renovation of an incredible French Quarter townhouse on Royal Street. The friend had been a repeat customer of Collums Construction over the years. The owner, born and raised in New Orleans, was […]

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New Orleans Renovation – Art Gallery Expansion

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In 2008, Collums Construction began a project to expand an existing Julia Street gallery. The gallery project had an accelerated construction schedule due to its grand opening coordinating with the Prospect 1 city wide art exhibit in 2008. So from the start, there was no room in the schedule for any kind of delays. The […]

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Collums Construction Team gets St. Anna’s on the Straight and Level!

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When Father Terry and the Sister’s of St. Anna’s asked Collums Construction to help them restore their 1840’s house attached to the church, the request excited and challenged us. Initially, they wanted us to re-shore the large two story house which was noticeably out of level in every room on both floors. One staff member […]

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Port Sulphur Pass-through Window

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Collums Construction and Central City Millworks worked hand in hand on the Port Sulphur project. Central City Millworks fabricated cabinets and countertops for two separate break rooms, a pass through window, and a service counter. They were all designed on the computer, and then sent to our CNC router to be cut. After cutting the […]

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Port Sulphur Government Building gets a facelift

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The Port Sulphur Government Building received significant damage during hurricane Katrina in 2005, and renovations began in 2007. The architect selected for this renovation was Yeates & Yeates Architects, LLC. and the job was awarded to DBR/ DRC General Contractors. Collums Construction and Central City Millworks was chosen as the contractor, and we began production […]

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National WW II Museum Hostess Stand

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As part of Collums Construction’s job at the National WWII Museum, we partnered up with Central City Millworks for a number of jobs. A great example are the hostess stands for John Besh’s restaurant, The American Sector. The hostess stands are free standing cabinets that have been placed at the entrances of the restaurant for […]

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