The joists are now framed out for the staircase opening. Supports are in place. The hallway into the kitchen is now open. I can see floor joists for the third floor—though still no easy access for me up to the other floors. Shaping up.
Left and Center: Looking in from the vestibule entrance. New location of staircase. Right: Living room and Dining room to the right. Kitchen in the distance.
Left: Standing at the doorway at the dining room looking back into the eat-in-kitchen. Center: Powder room up to where the window ends. Right: The left side of the kitchen (pantry, wall over, counter, and refrigerator).