Building Housing for New Orleans Musicians
We Finished the Floor!
Friday, March 16, 2007
With the last nails going in at the last minute of the day, we finally finished the floor of our house, officially known as 2116 Bartholomew Street, New Orleans, LA. (The open areas you may see at
Painting at Another Site
Thursday, March 15, 2007
Well, it had to happen. All night long last night it rained; sometimes very hard with thunder and lightning. When we went to “our site” in the morning it was way too muddy and wet to work. Many of
The Floor Goes Down!
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
After finishing off the joist spacers and dodging thunder clouds all morning, the floor sheeting was delivered at lunchtime and we spent the afternoon laying floor. Starting the run of sheets and
Movin’ Up from the Foundation!
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
We finished off all the floor joists today after a long day of continuous nail pounding. It is so great to see the house rise steadily upwards, fueled with sweat and blisters.
A couple
Pitching In and Getting Dirty
Monday, March 12, 2007
After everyone rousted at 6 AM for breakfast in the parlor (how civilized!) we headed out to the Musicians’ Village site in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans. All the images on TV did not
Menlo students spend their Knight School week in New Orleans building housing in the Musicians’ Village with Habitat for Humanity
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