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CLIENT:  The Ballas Family
PROJECT LOCATION:  Scarsdale, NY
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Complete front yard landscaping makeover - Enlarge existing driveway from one to two car wide, which included removal of a large tree stump (see before picture), a "dry" apron built with jumbo Belgium blocks completely set over white stone dust (instead of the conventional cement base and joints).  Belgium blocks on one side of the driveway ("dry look" technique also used, no cement in between, just under and behind), and more prominently, is the retaining Connecticut dry stone wall on the adjoining side, featuring the most natural looking, flagstone top friendly stairs!  Most noticeable are the thin treads and the stacked-up stones risers...  Flagstone for the porch area, drainage work, blacktop entire driveway were also part of scope of work  What truly make this project stand apart is that cement was used everywhere, but your eyes cannot detect any of it!!!  Just bring on the shrubs and the flowers!!!
SQUARE FOOTAGE OF JOB:  1000
STARTING DATE:  October 2002
COMPLETION DATE:  April 2003 (all was done by November but blacktop due to early winter)
AVERAGE PRICE RANGE ON SIMILAR PACKAGES*:  $22,000 - $25,000

*Price based on similar existing conditions, building supplies, square footage and other various factors and therefore subject to change.

 

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