Rumford Fireplace
on cover of This Old House magazine

7/12/99

A five foot Rumford fireplace built in a converted church in San Francisco is on the cover of the current (July/August, 1998) issue of This Old House magazine. In March construction of the fireplace was featured on the "This Old House" TV program (episode #1722).

The fireplace opening is five feet wide and four and a half feet tall and features Whitacre-Greer firebrick and Superior Clay Rumford components provided by McNear Brick & Block. Barbara Chambers of Chambers and Chambers, Architects was the architect and Dayton Masonry the masonry contractor.

Finished Picture of Rumford
Story about the Construction
This Old House Magazine
More About Project on This Old House TV Website
Rumford Fireplace Under Constriuction

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