Entries by Pryorconstruction

UPDATE: Hone In On Hoyne

White oak flooring has been chosen for this project. The wood has been on site to acclimate and installation as begun. The color of white oak allows for a lighter stain colors. Stain on red oak will always be effected by the natural red undertone of the wood.

Keeping Character : Reproducing Crown Molding

One project we are working on requires the reproduction of plaster crown molding that was originally formed on site by an artisan over one hundred years ago. These artisans are now hard to find and the expense of creating plaster crown molding on site is very cost prohibitive. We have carefully traced a piece of […]

Office On Montrose

We have updated our windows on Montrose Street. Renovation is a journey that requires a significant amount of thought, passion and energy. Our goal is in capturing your vision from inception through completion. Integrating experienced design, perceptive guidance, and observant quality, we’re able to provide a superior value and improved way of living. We are […]

UPDATE – New Look On Norwood

We are at a very important stage in this renovation. Choosing the floor stain color can be challenging we combine older flooring with new flooring.  We recommend that the homeowners choose a stain slightly darker than the existing. This will hide the age difference in the flooring and help blend the grain style from each […]

UPDATE – New Look On Norwood

This renovation required that new woodwork be seamed in to existing woodwork. We had to add additional ceiling beam details to match the existing detail when the floor plan was opened up. Additional flooring needed to be added and door casings are being built to match the existing throughout the house.

UPDATE – Hone In On Hoyne

All the rough mechanicals have been installed. One very interesting part of this renovation is that the finished 2 story home will have no soffits. In order to achieve this, all the all ducts, pipes and conduit installed by the mechanical subcontractors (plumber, electrical and HVAC) had to be strategically coordinated to fit the limited […]

Outdoor Spaces

While planning home additions our clients have a new opportunity to access their back yards for entertaining or relaxation. Additional rear windows also allow natural light to the back of a home.

Condo With A View

Pryor has begun renovating a 1 bedroom condominium overlooking the Chicago river. All existing finishes have been removed creating a blank slate for the new design. Our crew took special care to leave all common areas spotless.