Read All About It!

Read All About It!

Henry picked up our second newsletter this week, and promptly stocked it in the Little Free Library at the Eikenbary-Pierce House. Stop by for your very own copy and read about Spokane philanthropist Levi Hutton, Zach Mishler chimney rebuild at the house, finding...
New EPH Newsletter Is Coming!

New EPH Newsletter Is Coming!

by EPH project director Henry A. Pierce III By popular demand, a fresh EPH newsletter is in the works, featuring an article about mining magnate and philanthropist Levi Hutton and his great humanitarian achievement, the Hutton Settlement Children’s Home. Hutton...
The Heights of Restoration

The Heights of Restoration

Zack the Mason takes charge of chimney reconstruction After a two days of work dismantling and restoring the century-old chimney, master Mason Zack Melcher poured the concrete cap on the chimney around the flue liners. All that remains are for Zack to remove the forms...
Gutter Glamour

Gutter Glamour

Last week, the EPH crew un-boxed the copper fittings purchased from Gutter Supply as they began the process of re-creating the original type of gutters that were on the house when it was built in 1910. In the middle photo, the crew has erected scaffolding to access...
Skunk Cam!

Skunk Cam!

A striped bandit invades the job site!   Our Eikenbary-Pierce House camera* caught a skunk on the prowl overnight. It checked out yesterday’s lunch site, then ambled over toward the Little Free Library. It was a nice plump critter, really cute, but we are hoping...
From Post to Pillar

From Post to Pillar

Restoring the Pillar Facings at the Eikenbary-Pierce House At the close of the work day today, we could start to visualize the finished exterior, so very different from our earlier memories of it as a white house, still grand but sorely in need of repair. The...