This week construction started on a long awaited house project in the Bywater neighborhood in New Orleans, LA.


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The builders came out with stakes and string and demarcated where the footings were going. We realized that the existing fence on the property is built at a slight angle, meaning that the narrow space between the house and the fence will be a bit tighter than anticipated.  Overall though, the house fits as planned which is a good start!  Notice the couch in the right side of the picture.  This was conveniently dumped onto my site a day before construction began.  The builder’s think its a blessing, but once it rains, Im sure they will change their minds.

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