Monday, August 29, 2005


The bricks that will be the outside walls being delivered to the site.

These are the pipes for the sprinker system. They lay them out on the floor before putting them into place above the ceiling.

The children's room is beginning to take shape!

The frames for the rooms are being put into place on the floors.

Friday, August 19, 2005


An outside view of the walls going up.

An inside view of the walls going up.

A close-up view of the parapet.

The roof parapet is being built.

A view of the upstairs framed area.

The inside framing is well underway.

Friday, August 12, 2005


The HVAC ductwork installation.

The inside of the elevator shaft -- looking up.

The elevator shaft has reached the roof!

The brown stuff is spray-on fireproofing material. It has some cement mixed in so it sticks on after being applied.

The plumber is installing the copper water pipes.

The subcontractor is testing different methods of stripping the paint in the original library building. This section is next to one of the fireplaces at the ceiling.

Friday, August 05, 2005


The foundation below the Pratt Room -- it has held up well for the past 100 years!

The elevator wall is... going up!