|It will not be long before the dining room is back to its 1871 glory|
|You can see some of the stencilling incarnations here in the dining room|
|The east wall is typical, lots of paint loss and repairs over the years|
|The new ceiling will provide a flat surface for recreation of the stencils . The cracks in the original plaster have been stabilized with injection adhesives so they will remain properly keyed.|
If all of that wasn't enough I helped a neighbor with a window framing project and some aspects of their house restoration. We also have yet another restoration effort by more urban pioneers going like gangbusters over on Fairmount which I will try to shoot some photos. In spite of a city government that does nothing but throw redtape and roadblocks at preservation , Knox Hill is coming back!