The Stairwell Project

Looking up BEFORE
Looking up BEFORE
Shot of door immediately at the top of the steps
Looking up AFTER
Looking up AFTER
Same shot after the door and wall were removed
Top of stairs BEFORE
Top of stairs BEFORE
Shot of wall that used to run along the hall
Top of Stairs AFTER
Top of Stairs AFTER
Same shot after wall was removed and replaced with railing
Down hall BEFORE
Down hall BEFORE
Shot looking down the hall towards the bathroom - very claustrophobic
Down hall AFTER
Down hall AFTER
Same shot after renovation - much more open and bright
Up hall BEFORE.JPG
Up hall BEFORE.JPG
Shot looking back down the hall - again, not a very comfortable area
Up hall AFTER
Up hall AFTER
Same shot after - less amityville than before
From gbr BEFORE.JPG
From gbr BEFORE.JPG
This is a good shot of the door and wall that were removed - we had hoped that the old railing was still behind the wall, but it wasn't
From gbr AFTER.JPG
From gbr AFTER.JPG
Same shot - if nothing else, furniture will be a whole lot easier to move upstairs now
From mbr BEFORE
From mbr BEFORE
Good shot of how the angles and doors used to create a tight area at the top of the stairwell
From mbr AFTER
From mbr AFTER
Same area without all the walls, angles and doorway
Finished hall
Finished hall
New hallway exposes the stained glass, which up until now was only viewable from the stairway
Shelf detail
Shelf detail
Built in adjustable shelf sunk between the rafters in the reconstructed portion of the wall
In progress 1
In progress 1
In progress 2
In progress 2