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5 very different designs of the White House that could have been

The White House is one of the most iconic buildings in the United States, its neoclassical columned facade is instantly recognizable by most Americans. But the design that was ultimately chosen by George Washington in 1792 was only one of six serious contenders, and three of these alternative concepts have not been available to the […]

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Toll Brothers luxury home builders hit record for new home contracts amid construction boom

Hodges Capital Management founder Craig Hodges on his outlook for the market amid inflationary pressures and labor shortages. Luxury home builder Toll Brothers Inc. announced in its third quarter fiscal 2021 results Tuesday that the company hit a new record of new business in the quarter, topping the third quarter of the year by 35%. […]

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To pass the budget, House Speaker Pelosi pledges to finalize the infrastructure bill by September 27

advertising The House of Representatives approved a controversial $ 3.5 trillion budget bill in a vote on the rule on August 24. This vote succeeded despite the separation of a group of moderate Democrats from President Nancy Pelosi’s blitz to get the “Build Back Better” budget approved. Led by Representative Josh Gottheimer, these representatives sought […]

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Home Sweet Home 2021: Projects around the house: Contractors, licenses, costs and quality | Special sections

Over the past year and a half, there are several reasons why Tucson homeowners want to update or renovate their home. If it weren’t for the downpour of a historically rainy July, it was the strong winds and soot of last year’s great fire season. And that’s not even spending all the time trapped at […]

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Representative Miller-Meeks visits Pella for a National Home Builders Association field trip

August 18 – PELLA – On a sunny Wednesday morning, Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) traveled to Pella for a field trip to the National Home Builders Association. She traveled with Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), as well as American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall. The visit was part of a tour […]

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Digital renderings show five alternative designs of the White House

In 1792, George Washington launched a public competition to choose the structural design for the White House. The entrance by Irish-born architect James Hoban was ultimately chosen and incorporated into the building that stands today. But new digital renderings offer a glimpse of what the iconic building might have looked like instead. See more stories […]

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“It’s booming” – Quesnel homebuilders are busy during the summer season – Quesnel Cariboo Observer

High lumber prices, a global pandemic and other challenges haven’t stopped Quesnel homebuilders from having one of their busiest seasons. “We never slowed down at all,” said Lorne Lilley, owner of E and L Bulldog Construction. “There were bigger jobs that people decided to wait for, but when they started we took on other jobs… […]

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Northern Colorado Home Builders Association Foundation builds bed frames to donate to NoCo children in need – Loveland Reporter-Herald

In north Loveland on Thursday afternoon, the sounds of music could be heard amid the hum of saws, drills and sanders as the Northern Colorado Home Builders Association Foundation and several local volunteers spent the morning preparing picture frames bed to build and give to those in need. The NOCO HBA Foundation is considered the […]

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Homebuilders wait for lower lumber prices

After months of headlines about rising lumber costs, recent news has focused on significant price declines. The problem for homebuilders and renovators is that although lumber futures have begun to moderate, lumber lots quoted to builders have remained at or near record highs. What’s going on with wood costs? The recent decline in lumber prices […]

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The Virginia Senate breaks ranks before adopting the budget; House sticks to Democrats’ plan | Government-and-politics

Hackworth said rural southwestern Virginia counties rely on a limited number of sheriff’s deputies to enforce laws, protect courts and prisons and keep people with mental illness in emergency detention until psychiatric treatment is available. “They are severely understaffed,” he said. Northam and the Assembly’s budget leaders had proposed $ 1,000 risk bonuses for MPs, […]

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City launches survey on competing designs for Centennial Pool locker rooms – Campbell River Mirror

The locker room at Centennial Pool will be modernized to improve accessibility by using one of the two models being considered. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror City launches survey on competing Centennial Pool locker room designs One design retains general layout, other functionality changes to “changing village” Campbell River residents have the […]