Interior Restoration
Interior Restoration Process - 2007-2008
With two separate grants from the Colorado State Historical Fund, the exterior and interior were restored separately. Part of the interior was in restoration as the exterior was being finished. But once the exterior was solidly enclosed and sealed, the finish out of the interior could be done, which included removal of all interior structures and installing electrical and systems, drywalling, carpentry work, painting, lighting, and furnishings.
Interior Restoration Process Photos
Working on the interior structure.
Working on the interior structure.
Working on the interior structure.
Working on the interior structure.
New windows installed.
Removing interior walls!
Removing interior walls!
Now a real feel for the original space!
Now a real feel for the original space!
Now a real feel for the original space!
The original window showed to the outside. But the new addition blocked the exterior. The new window will be lighted.
Drywall finished out the wall structure.
Drywall finished out the wall structure.
Wall Discovery after the Fire
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Hidden behind the interior walls were the original walls, which had these painted stars and patterns!
Stenciling of the Walls Photos - 2008
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Two ladies hand painted (stenciled) the stars and patterns with real gold and silver paints!
Finished Interior Restoration Photos
Finished interior as of 2010.
Finished interior as of 2010.
Finished interior as of 2010.
Finished interior as of 2010.
Finished interior as of 2010.
Finished interior as of 2010.
Finished interior as of 2010.
Finished interior as of 2010.
Finished interior as of 2010.
Fully Finished Interior
Finished interior as of 2014.
Finished interior as of 2014.
Finished interior as of 2014.
Finished interior as of 2014.
Finished interior as of 2014.

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