Tag Archives: Renovation

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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Uptown New Orleans Cottage Renovation

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In 2008, Collums Construction completed a full renovation of a beautiful uptown cottage. The house, which was originally built in 1887, had been remodeled previously and had lost some of its original character. But thanks to a beautiful design, developed by Daniel Zangara at Peter Trapolin Architects, and innovative decoration by the owners, it turned […]

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Greek Revival Renovation

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Collums Construction has recently completed a restoration of a beautiful historic home on St Charles Avenue. The house, built in 1861, is a great example of the Greek Revival style. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and even has a name – The Walker House. Working on a property of historic […]

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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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French Quarter Condo doubles as Luxury Hotel Suite

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This French Quarter apartment is one of the best condo deals ever! When the owners approached us to update their condo it was clear that this was a very unique property. It was part of a seventies expansion of a Luxury Old World French Quarter Hotel featuring over 100 rooms and suites, all decorated with […]

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Neglected Uptown Home Receives Complete Makeover

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