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Harry Fenn Studio

I already told you about the image of Fenn's studio on the third floor of the House. I've finally scanned it. The original was in a bad resolution, but it will give you an idea where we are going with this.

Here is the room today:



And here is what we are trying to get back to:



Not sure if you can see the top of the turret through the image of the old window. That is now the terrace on the top photo. So, the plan is to restore the windows in their original location. But, since the reconstruction of the turret would cost a small fortune, we will instead remove a part of the existing mansard (left corner of the top photo) and make it look like the original turret from the street level. And we'll keep the terrace. So, win-win as far as kids are concerned, since they love this terrace. Depending on the cost, we might also replace the little window on the illustration left to match the original and the new/old windows to the terrace.

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  1. Hello, Harry Fenn was my great uncle! I was just researching him and happened to stumble upon your blog. I would love to talk to you more about your house. I think I may have original pictures taken by Harry.

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