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House Tours Scheduled To Begin Tomorrow!

Very excited about this. We are seeing our first house tomorrow, then another 4-5 next week. We are also interviewing some other architects, as we are not sure how much an architect should cost and how their scopes are priced.

Also tackled the lighting issue today - we ordered some reproductions of the period light fixtures for the front porch and the Grand Hall. Still not finished, even though they were ordered at the beginning of July. Supposedly, one is ready, but the crystal piece for the Hall is not. They'll call us back.

Tomorrow, or more realistically next week, have to start researching door hardware. We ordered a sample from a place out West, about 2 months ago, AND paid for it. Still hasn't arrived. One of the GC's mentioned a place called Simon's in Manhattan. Supposedly, they specialize in building period-looking pieces. Funny it should be in Manhattan of all places.

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