Taken from the 1958 Gale, this shot shows students between classes, leaving Old Main and using the South Terrace entrance to the Hearth. The renovated Alumni Hall will have a terrace area on the south side as well.
After steel studs and foam insulation, drywall installation on the lower level of Alumni Hall.
Workers bring steel railings into Alumni Hall through the front door opening.
Worker tosses an old brick to the ground, after removing it to repair damage to masonry walls.
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.
Delivery of concrete for interior floors: from the delivery truck, into a separate pump trailer, through hoses and into the building.
Here is a student using the Computer Center that was once located in Alumni Hall’s basement. Does anyone recognize her?
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.