Swift House (1857) – Restoration Progress

I intended to detail the progress of restoring our bueatiful but neglected 1857 Greek Revival, but I have been remiss in posting updates.  Here’s a few before and after pictures which I’ll add descriptions to at a later time.

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Upstairs Bathroom

We restored the original 1924 (stamped underneath) claw foot tub.  The fixtures are replications with milk glass.  Ginger loves her tub.  This part of the house – above the enrtyway at the top of the stairs we believe was originally open and a sitting area.  A house on the next street has just such a layout.  The tub is dated 1924 so the bathroom wasn’t added until after then, perhaps at the same time as the forced air heating syatem as the vent (in the floor behind the toilet) and the drain pipe share a hideaway in the entryway just beneath.