Rebuilding Roxbury, MA

Project: Ranch Expansion, Episode 18, Part 2

The farmer's porch ceiling is assembled with V-groove pine, and the hardwood flooring from the kitchen is recycled in the living room. Bob visits an exciting new kind of urban renewal project-- a grassroots development corporation, Nuestra Comunidad, which is converting an old abandoned building into single-occupancy housing for low-income and homeless people.
Part 1: Pine Porch Ceiling
Part 2: Rebuilding Roxbury, MA
A new concept in housing is being developed here with a grassroots development corporation called Nuestra Comunidad converting abandoned buildings into single room occupancy (SRO) units for low-income or homeless people.
Part 3: Recycling a Hardwood Floor
Bob takes on the expansion of a 35 year-old ranch house in Wayland, MA. With an eye on the budget, projects include European kitchen cabinets, a state-of-the-art closet system for the master bedroom, custom built-in bookshelves, an eye-catching fan detail on the front fa├žade, and a private deck off the master bedroom.

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