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Reviewing the Exterior and Discussing the Addition
Project: Executive Mansion, Episode 3, Part 4
Project manager Mike Westcott joins Bob in the basement, where rebar and vapor barriers are being laid down in preparation for the concrete pour. Bob also visits Agecroft Hall and its luxurious gardens. Back at the mansion, general contractor Sam Daniel is on-hand to summarize the work being done on the North Addition, where a new, accessible entry way is being built.
- Part 1: Prepping for Pouring Concrete
- Part 2: Pouring a Concrete Slab
- Part 3: Tour of Agecroft Hall
- Part 4: Reviewing the Exterior and Discussing the Addition
- General contractor Sam Daniels accompanies Bob out of the mansion, through the north portico (under renovation) and into the Camellia Garden (also in need of work).
Bob remarks on the neat, orderly appearance of the mansion's Palladian façade, before he and Sam begin discussing the northeast addition.
In Richmond, Virginia, the oldest continuously occupied governor's mansion in America is in need of serious repairs, and Bob Vila's team is there to help. Projects include the complete overhaul and modernization of the basement to include a state-of-the-art caterer's kitchen for official functions, all new mechanical systems, and updates for handicapped accessibility.
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