The old foundation has been quickly replaced and the footings for the new front and back porches are underway
This is will be a gas only fireplace, made by Isokern. Rated only for a gas log set, it is a lightweight modular cementitious unit and is about as close you can get to looking like a real wood burning fireplace.
Ducting, more plumbing, & electrical are on their way in. And first look with the cabinetmaker to review layout and details.