Oct '05

The masons are experimenting with different methods of removing the paint from the bricks in the old reference room.

This is the concrete pad that the new transformer will be mounted on.

The masons are laying the brick on the walls at the back of the building and on the Thaxter St. side.

Restoration of the former Reference Room is in full swing.

Interior framing continues - these will be the large openings in the walls on the second floor.

The window frame that is located above the front entrance.

A view of the roofing materialas that has just been installed.

These impressive looking pipes are the main for the sprinkler system.

Restoration work in progress inside the old Reference Room.

The masonry veneer is going up quickly. This view is from the rear parking lot.

The fireplaces in the old Reference Room have been uncovered as part of the renovation work.

A view from the ground floor looking up to the second floor. This is where the main staircase will be located.