Greetings Modern Phoenix -
My name is Troy Strumpfer and I have been a long time lurker here at modernphoenix.net. I am a native born Phoenician and I continue to enjoy the growing social scene, sub-currents, and thriving modern preservation efforts throughout the city.
I've always managed to be either ahead or behind the curve, never really in the apex. I fell in love with downtown Phoenix during the boom of the Willow House coffee era and lived in a 1920's spanish revival duplex in the Willow and then into a work/live mixed use art building next to the pawn shop on 3rd Ave and McDowell...well before places like My Florist Cafe or the Starbucks on 7th Ave moved in. I've rented a tiny house in the Roosevelt District built in 1908 and stumbled across a lone building installing a sound system and plywood stage that would eventually be named "Modified Arts"....so again, just missed experiencing the center of the art scene that followed.
And during the coarse of living in the downtown community and watching the rejuvenation of these abandoned buildings, which in turn began to lead the renovation of their adjoining residential neighborhoods, I got excited. I felt like perhaps I might be able to become a part of "generation renovation" here in Phoenix.
So I purchased a 1950's ranch home in the Westwood Terrace neighborhood near Phoenix College and began my version of a modern ranch renovation. Concrete floors, wide-open loft style living areas, preservation of the turquoise tile bathroom and milk-box in to mailbox solutions. I was hooked and decided to begin taking steps toward becoming a modern builder.
Although my introduction feels long overdue, I usually wait to speak until I have something to say. Today, that something is the announcement of my General Contracting company, finally realized. In January of this year, I partnered with a long time friend and mentor to become Modern Building and Design, LLC. I specialize in bringing both form and function together in a simple, attractive and affordable way.
Photos and information about my company and our offerings can be found at http://www.modernbuildinganddesign.com
. I hope that I have been respectful to the forum with my ad and I would be delighted to assist anyone within the modern phoenix community with renovation or construction services.
All the best!
Modern Building and Design http://www.modernbuildinganddesign.com
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