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Open House at 13 Lewis Street, Saturday January 29, 1:30 - 4:30PM

Dear CSNA Friends,

Come to an open house to see our completed 'historic and green' restoration of the James L. Basset House at 13 Lewis Street.  There will be refreshments, a view of the river, and a chance to learn about our energy savings guarantee.  We welcome all neighbors who can make it!  RSVPs encouraged.  --Corey

Added by Corey Stone on January 22, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Restoration Complete at 13 Lewis

Thanks to the work of many local craftspeople and my partner Nancy's ruthless attention to detail, the restoration of the 1876 oysterman's house at the top of Lewis Street Park is nearly complete. Here are links to photos of 13 Lewis from street, the Kitchen, and the…


Added by Corey Stone on December 14, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Restored Entry at 13 Lewis St

Here's the house without the porch that was added in the 80s and with the sort of steps it would have had originally. The entrance below was for James L. Basset's workshop (he was an oysterman) and the more formal entrance above was for the family living quarters. In this picture the house has been primed and is now waiting for its final trim colors and landscaping. The stained glass window on the top floor landing (2nd picture) has been restored by Lyric Hall antiques of Westville.… Continue

Added by Corey Stone on October 29, 2010 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Cheerful on Lewis Street

Dear CSNA,

Just a note to say how much cheer the new mural adds to Lewis Street Park. Thanks to all who chipped in to make this happen.


Added by Corey Stone on October 4, 2010 at 8:15pm — No Comments

What Insulation Can Do

We recently completed the insulation at 13 Lewis St. Not the ordinary fiberglass or cellulose, though. This is sprayed in foam, the most important energy-saving feature you can add to an old house. You can see from the pictures that it fills the gaps between the studs completely, providing a continuous barrier against wind and vapor. The high density foam used in the walls is very rigid so it adds structural integrity. Up in the attic you can see we went a bit overboard in foaming the rafters… Continue

Added by Corey Stone on September 13, 2010 at 11:10pm — 2 Comments

New Windows at 13 Lewis St.

If you've been down Lewis St. lately you may have noticed the new windows installed at #13.…


Added by Corey Stone on August 9, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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