241 Maxwell Street

241 Maxwell Street. Credit: 2009 Citywide Historic Resources Survey.

241 Maxwell Street. Credit: 2009 Citywide Historic Resources Survey.

241 Maxwell Street. Demolished Nov.-Dec. 2013

241 Maxwell Street. Demolished Nov.-Dec. 2013

241 Maxwell St. May 11, 2014.

241 Maxwell St. May 11, 2014.

Read more about the baronial brick manse that will replace the home demolished here:

“A worthy demo sacrifice” — Clay Chapman, Decatur builder.

The “1,000 Year House” nears completion. This 5,300 square-foot “sustainable” building has consumed more than 100,000 bricks, 124,000 pounds of concrete, and an unspecified number of tons of slate roofing shingles. All of the new building materials required energy to extract, process, and transport the raw materials: brick clay, slate, granite (lintels), and concrete.

241 Maxwell St., August 2014.

241 Maxwell St., August 2014.

241 Maxwell St., August 2014.

241 Maxwell St., August 2014.

And the clock is ticking: 999 years left and counting …

241 Maxwell St. May 2015.

241 Maxwell St. May 2015.

241 Maxwell St. May 2015.

241 Maxwell St. May 2015.

Hope for Architecture 2 axonometric rendering. Credit: http://hopeforarchitecture.com/projects/

Hope for Architecture 2 axonometric rendering. Credit: http://hopeforarchitecture.com/projects/

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3 responses to “241 Maxwell Street

  1. Truly Beautiful! Congrats to the builder…

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