40 years of design, a master mentor in A. Hays Town, countless homes across the country and sons following in his footsteps…a history of Al Jones Architect.
You can feel it in the antique brick, smell it in the centuries old European fireplace and hear it in the crackle of old New Orleans reclaimed wood.
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NEW ORLEANS – The crescent city is unique. It’s the music, the food, the architecture, the people, Mardi Gras, poboys, and so on and so forth. If you didn’t know it before, the abundance of travel shows, movies, novels, magazine articles, documentaries and television series about New Orleans have surely made you aware of it by now. It’s almost exhausting trying to keep up with all the reasons New Orleans is special.Read More
NEW ORLEANS – Five stories high, standing atop a loft in a centuries old French Quarter structure, there are noticeable gaps in the floorboards and light is pouring through from below. The wood floors are too old to even creek, instead they just moan. Getting here required a disconcerting hike up a series of old stairwells under an umbrella of joists and beams charred from fires long ago. And yet, for some reason, Bevolo’s CEO Drew Bevolo is grinning from ear to ear.
Working hinges on shutters are an important detail often overlooked. The hinge allows the shutters to close protecting the window. The non-custom route is to nail or screw the shutter to the window or wall, making the shutters inoperable.Read More