SF Cribs: The places behind the clothes

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  1. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    Y'alls places are weak, smalltimers.

    Here's a shot of my crib, circa 2009.

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    I thought you were a big-time I-Banker.
     
  2. Pezzaturra

    Pezzaturra Senior member

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    Wow! The totem poles are awesome. The peeling stucco is so cool. Take good photos of everything you might want to frame them later.
    Could you post more photos of the outside structures? What is the structure with the bell ?
    What do you want to do with a second floor perimeter gallery? Are you going to close the floor or leave it in its loft form?
    I am seriously jealous of your house, it has so much gravitas.
     
  3. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    my first NYC place was a studio. Tiny.

    My current place is still tiny, but at least it has 3 separate rooms (living room, kitchen/dining area, bedroom)


    My Chicago place was ridiculously small. 300 sq ft, including bathroom & closet space. Now I have a 1400 sq ft two bedroom with an enormous kitchen, but it actually costs less than my apt in Chicago. I'm getting ready to move into a small (1600 sq ft) house, which is going to cost less than my 2BR apt. Real estate is crazy.
     
  4. Stazy

    Stazy Senior member

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    I thought you were a big-time I-Banker.

    He is. That's an original print of "The Great Wave off Kanagawa" hanging on the wall. [​IMG]
     
  5. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    I have literary friends in NYC who have bigger places than that.
     
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    Those totem poles are great. Really add a unique vibe to the place.
     
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    I love your house Douglas. Does it have a courtyard? Looking at the 4th pic you posted, it looks like theres an open space to the left of the outside fireplace where the gate is. Hard to tell.
     
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    I have alluded a few times to a new project I'm working on - it's a total re-model of an older (1928) house in Baltimore City. I'm essentially gutting a lot of the inside, tearing out a secondary stairwell and a bathroom to make room for a normal kitchen/den up to 21st century norms, and a lot of the bedrooms and all the bathrooms are being totally re-configured, in addition to all kinds of boring stuff like storm windows, new HVAC, plumbing, electrical, lighting, roof and structural work, etc etc. The house hasn't really been properly lived in for 30 years or so, besides very temporary renters now and then. Anyways, more photos will follow in probably 6 months when we've wrapped everything up (still haggling out details with the architect and contractor right now), but for now here's a sneak preview of the bones we have to work with. Sorry for the large-ish images, I didn't intend for them to come out this big:

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    not bad, dont cheap out on the driveway this time
     
  9. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    not bad, dont cheap out on the driveway this time

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    Y'alls places are weak, smalltimers. Here's a shot of my crib, circa 2009. [​IMG]
    I really hope this a joke. Are you in school? This looks like a college dorm room in need of cleaning.
     
  11. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Douglas and Roy, great stuff. You both should be proud of your dwellings. Looking forward to seeing the final result, Douglas.
     
  12. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    your dwellings.

    very good architect speak. Throw in some extra words like "void", "negative space" and "layers" and you'll be all set.
     
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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    [​IMG]

    Don't forget, "architecturally significant features" and such.
     
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    I really hope this a joke. Are you in school? This looks like a college dorm room in need of cleaning.

    Nope. I despise paying high rent for a nice building so I skimp out at $1450 for a studio. It definitely was in need of a cleaning at the time. That's not the entire studio but it is most of the living area.
     
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    Nope. I despise paying high rent for a nice building so I skimp out at $1450 for a studio. It definitely was in need of a cleaning at the time. That's not the entire studio but it is most of the living area.

    $1450 a month!?!
     

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