How to trace over existing anchor points without interacting with them, in order to fill floor?

Explorer ,
Jan 31, 2021

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I'm attempting to fill in the floor segments of my axonometric floor plan in Illustrator, to create a visual distinction between different areas of the space (and make the white walls stand out). However, whenever I attempt to fill in what I think is the right shape, I'm getting strange triangulated fills. 

 

It seems like the old anchor points are getting in my way? I'm not sure, but some anchors have a minus (-) next to them. Others have a star (*). I'm not a sophisticated Illustrator user yet, and I'm not sure how to best trace over my lines without interacting with those underlying anchors. I attempted to do this in layers, but Illustrator seems to recognize the underlying anchor points regardless.

 

By sheer luck and tenacity I've been able to fill in some of the floor, but not all of it. The remaining white space floors are giving me the most trouble.

 

Could anyone take a look at my file – and offer your suggestion for how to accomplish the floor fill? For some reason when I've attempted to upload it (it's 1.2 MB, so well within the 47 MB limit), I get an error: The attachment's working file.ai content type (application/postscript) does not match its file extension and has been removed. The file includes lines exported from Rhino, but I copy-pasted everything into a brand new .AI file, so not sure why it won't recognize my file. 

 

Here's a quick screenshot of the area that's giving me trouble. Thank you!

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New Here ,
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Hey,

 

I am not sure if this will help but locking everything in the layers box apart from the layer I am working on helps a lot. 

 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
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For filling the areas with color, try out the shapebuilder tool or live paint.

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