Workers bring steel railings into Alumni Hall through the front door opening.
If anyone remembers the “old” stairways in Alumni Hall — barely wide enough for two people to pass — these new stairways, shown here with temporary wood construction treads, will seem as wide as Main Street.
Steel hook on a construction crane frames the front door of Alumni Hall during renovation work.
The steel bracing that was removed from outside Alumni Hall is stored in an empty lot on campus.
With interior floors complete, exterior steel bracing is no longer necessary on the east and west walls.
Workers make final check of reinforcing steel mesh, installed over steel panels, preparing to pour concrete floors in one of the wings.
Following removal of all the original wooden floors, steel girders are installed in the east and west wings to support steel panels that will be topped with poured concrete.