Posts By: Roseboro

Roseboro Stores

The Roseboro store area wing (former home of the original the Beekman 1802 store), was called the Howland House. The Holland House was only a two story family dwelling in the mid to late 1800’s.. It also housed a boys music school and the post office in the 1800’s. When former owner, Dawne Belloise, pulled… Read more »

Ballroom Chandeliers

My first big decor purchase for the Roseboro. I bought 15 of the large chandeliers and 14 of the wall sconces. They will make the ballroom look soooo classy! Can’t you just see these illuminating through the large ballroom windows? The ballroom will be done by December in time for the Victorian Holiday Festival.

Roseboro Colors Chosen

The new colors for the Roseboro have been chosen. Rymn Parsons and Barbara Melera were on the right track. The main exterior will be Opal Cream (Behr 300 A-1) with Bright White trim around the windows and porch. The shutters and doors will be Chipotle Paste (also Behr PPU2-1) which is a burgundy color. (Yes,… Read more »

Ihlseng, Narvesen, & Lindstad Piano

Another amazing new find for the Roseboro! A neighbor across the street from me had an estate sale this past week. I saw that they had a beautiful square grand piano for sale. I told them about the Roseboro Project and how I thought that piano would look great in the lobby. Last night, the… Read more »

Roseboro Laundry Building

The Laundry Building behind the Roseboro was built in 1932. Three stories tall, its terra cotta block has a concrete facade, much like a frescoed villa in Italy. It also has steel beam construction throughout. There is beautiful wainscoting on the main floor and concrete slab floors that held steam operated laundry equipment. Some of… Read more »