Posts Categorized: Restoration Plans

The Roseboro Ice House – coming down

Unfortunately, the old Roseboro Ice House was beyond saving and we are in the process of tearing it down. I did, however, save all of the neat old hardware.  The door is actually not just a regular door. It is about 8″ thick and has an insulated tin casing attached behind it. It is extremely… Read more »

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 »

Restoration of Sprinklers and Public Bathrooms

We continue to make progress on assessing renovation costs. Project Manager, Gary O’Connor, met today with the sprinkler company folks to do an assessment of the sprinkler system throughout the Roseboro. Most all of it needs to be replaced at some point. They need to do pressure tests and backwash procedures before they can complete… Read more »