The Mortuary Mystere Mansion Mr. Jeff Borne purchased the dilapidated ruins of the McMahon Funeral Home (circa 1872), situated in one of New Orleans fabled “Cities of the Dead” cemeteries. Our work included a complete restoration which netted the client over $1.5 million in historic tax credits and included a complete restoration of the structure, … Continue reading »
933 Orleans - The client had bought and was living in a freestanding slave quarter building that took up much of the rear yard of a lot in the French Quarter. The building had been renovated sometime in the 1970s but was badly in need of a complete renovation. The building foundation was failing, the … Continue reading »
1005 Canal Street - The Ruby Slipper Cafe - The Ruby Slipper Café The Ruby Slipper has opened their fourth location at 1005 Canal Street in an existing Art Deco building that has been vacant since Katrina. We are very happy to help bring a building back into commerce on the Canal Street Corridor and … Continue reading »
1114 Royal Street - The Guillot House The Guillot House 1114 Royal Street Waring Architects also recently completed the renovation of The Guillot House (c. 1825), which is a “Blue-Rated” masonry building in the French Quarter. We successfully mitigated a rising damp issue that was seriously compromising the structural integrity of the building and creating … Continue reading »
This beautiful uptown house was beginning to show some wear. There were water penetrations at windows, the roof, and at the fireplace. Waring Architects carefully documented the existing state and conditions of the house and offered informed advice on how to best fix these issues. Additionally, a new front door, a new front porch and … Continue reading »
Village Coffee, 2011 Marty and Donna Scoggins hired us to convert a former bank located near the University area of New Orleans into a high-end coffee shop. Responsibilities included complete architectural services for demolition, mold abatement, and new partitions, roof repair, repainting of the exterior, new electrical, lighting, plumbing, HVAC, early detection/alert smoke alarm system, … Continue reading »
Councilmember Head Celebrates Freret Neighborhood Economic Development with Grand Opening of Village Coffee Yesterday Morning http://nolacitycouncil.com/content/display.asp?id=54&nid=%7B9C54FDB1-4A5A-4451-85BB-434EA113AA4B%7D ...