The first three levels are heated by radiators and have a 2-zone central AC system (and one zone can also heat the first two levels if the radiator system fails for any reason).
The third floor has forced-air heating/cooling.
The third floor is locally known as the Ballroom. While it may have been used as such during its long history it was not designed as such. This is confirmed by an 1895 newspaper article on the house:
“On the third floor are servant’s bed rooms which are nicely fitted with bath room and closets — and there are, also, two large store rooms.”
In short, the third floor was the domain of servants and storage. I suspect laundry was hung up to dry on the third floor during the winter, too.
This dormer was never built.
This area does not have full head room and is under-the-eave space.
This area was built as two rooms. Over to the left was a full bathroom and, I think, a walk-in closet, and over to the right is what I call the Plaster Room, as it was originally plastered. As was the bath and suspected closet.
This wall was never built.
I would love love love to restore the Big Room. But it will be used as storage for the kazillion vintage lights I have. As will most of the basement. This huge storage capability is why I can justify the house.
At some point I hope to sell the lighting business. Or marry well. Then, I could restore the third floor. And a glory it will be. It is painful to me that, at least for a while, its beauty must remain muffled.