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Archive for October, 2008

Wall Street Inn

Thursday, October 30th, 2008
[caption id="attachment_262" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Historic Wall Street Inn"][/caption] The Pajaro Wall Street Inn, located in downtown Watsonville, CA, was built in 1911. Novin Investments took on the challenge of renovating the fire damaged, four-story mixed-use building. Thomas J. Carleton Architecture collaborated with MBA Architects (historic architecture consultants) to restore the exterior ...
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Monday, October 27th, 2008
A number of small cities in northern California, such as Castroville and Pleasanton, have had the foresight to erect archways to mark the entrances to older retail sections of town. From time to time, the Old Town Association has promoted the concept of one or more gateways in downtown Salinas. ...

Your Town – October 27th, 2008

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008
Tom Carleton has lined up another group of stimulating guests for this month's installment of the Your Town television (Channel 24) and radio (KNRY 1240AM) program from 5-6 PM on Monday, October 27th, 2008. Because this live broadcast is only one week before the national election, we will discuss local, ...
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Full of Ideas

Monday, October 20th, 2008
[caption id="attachment_226" align="alignnone" width="282" caption="Sunset Idea House 2008"][/caption] On a recent field trip, the office staff toured the 2008 Sunset Idea House at Montera, in Monterey, CA. The spacious residence fits nicely into the rustic site. The main hall, lined with impressive wood columns, leads to fold-away wall centered on a ...
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Tile Design

Monday, October 13th, 2008
[caption id="attachment_217" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Travertine/Glass Tile, Corain Burled Beach Countertop."][/caption] Tilework has significantly grown as an art and craft with a wider selection of materials and patterns. In our own kitchen remodel, Costel Coernocut (831-595-0438) installed travertine squares cut into 4x6 tiles laid in a brick pattern for the backsplash. Decorative ...
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Fresh Space in Monterey

Monday, October 6th, 2008
[caption id="attachment_201" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Silver Cloud Office Building"][/caption] Lease Space Available Owner and builder, John Jessen, recently completed a new 16,000 sq. ft., 2-story office building on Silver Cloud Court in Monterey, designed by TJC. He promptly leased 70% of the building to Pro Act. Now he has 4,680 sq. ft. of ...
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