Philharmonic Holiday House

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is proud to announce its first Holiday House in Huntington Harbour, a beautiful waterfront community comprised of five man made islands surrounded by a network of channels.

Philharmonic Holiday House at Huntington Harbor is a fundraiser for the Orange County Philharmonic kids music program. 10 designers are decorating a 12,000.00 sq.ft. home in Huntington Harbor for public viewing November 7th- 19th. With two Thursday night late evenings until 9:00pm. BTN Designer Member Alix Flamm will be exhibiting in bedroom suite 2# with her friend Zara. Other members from BTN will also be helping with installation.

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Meet Our Founder, Paul McKelvey

Heading up his own contracting company since 1986, and working within the construction industry since 1976, Paul McKelvey of McKelvey Construction is a general contractor with extensive experience in both commercial and residential construction, renovation, additions, and remodels.

Beginning his construction career in 1976 as a general building contractor, Paul soon earned his general engineering contractors license and reinforcing steel license. With a specialty in structural reinforcing projects, Paul was invited by the city of Los Angeles to join the engineering committees responsible for writing new residential and hillside build codes after the Northridge earthquake.

Pauls background makes him a specialist in structural renovation for both commercial and residential properties, and his strong attention to detail, his craftsmanship, and his extensive knowledge of construction codes and techniques have made his company one of the premier General Contracting firms in Orange County.

McKelvey Construction, serves all of Orange County and he has earned a reputation as being a trustworthy, honesty contractor.? He works with only reliable, licensed and properly insured sub-contractors, and heads the website, the Ganahl Contractors Directory, runs Formcast Concrete, and recently he began the Building Trades Network to provide residential and commercial property owners and managers a group of reliable, honest building trades professionals to service their needs. Along with his Class-B General Contracting license, Paul has earned his Class-A Engineering, Class C-8 Concrete and Class C-50 Reinforcing Steel licenses.? Paul also earned a business degree from USC in 1983. He was in one of the first graduating classes from the newly formed Entrepreneur Program at the Marshall School of Business. Paul resides with his family in Irvine.