Author Archives: Adriana Colindres

New Windows

Workers install large windows on the northwest section of the future home of the Knox College Office of Communications. Photo by John Williams.

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Sod Follow-up

Following up on an earlier blog post about the removal of sod from Ingersoll House: Workers have been installing new sod to replace the damaged material in the yard at Ingersoll House. Check out the photo gallery on Knox College’s … Continue reading

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Sod Removal at Ingersoll House

Knox College maintenance staff and student workers removed damaged sod at Ingersoll House on Monday. Other construction projects there this summer, in tandem with the lengthy dry spell, took their toll on the existing sod. New sod is scheduled to … Continue reading

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Resurfaced, Expanded Parking Lot

Steam rises off the hot asphalt as a worker tamps down the edge of the resurfaced parking lot on Cherry and Berrien streets on Tuesday, July 31. Below:¬†Workers start laying one of the final strips of asphalt on the parking … Continue reading

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Fieldhouse Lighting Improvement

  A lighting upgrade is under way in the T. Fleming Fieldhouse to install brighter, more energy-efficient lighting in the athletic facility. The Fieldhouse is home to Knox College’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams. In addition, the … Continue reading

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New Sidewalk Near Aux Gym

Knox College staff member Max Getz smooths out newly poured concrete for a section of sidewalk near Auxiliary Gym. It replaces sidewalk that was removed to allow for completion of work on a steam pipe.

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New Accessibility Ramp at Ingersoll House

Work crews today are installing a new accessibility ramp at Ingersoll House, the traditional home of Knox College’s president. The home, located on Prairie and Losey streets, was dedicated formally as Ingersoll House in 1999. At that time, 20 members … Continue reading

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Gizmo Patio Update

Workers are continuing to resurface the Gizmo patio deck, installing brick pavers to replace the wooden boards that previously covered the deck. The brick pavers will provide more durability than the wooden planks, which were installed in the mid-1990s.

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Today’s sweltering temperatures didn’t deter the crew that is trimming trees on the Knox College campus.

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Softball Field Improvements

Work is under way to re-do Knox College’s softball field by expanding and re-grading the infield. UPDATE: The work is finished, and more details are available here. The Prairie Fire softball field features a state-of-the-art sprinkler and drainage system that … Continue reading

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