Category Archives: Campus Maintenance

Getting Ready for New Students

A large sign to welcome students back to Knox is unraveled on Friday, Aug. 10 across the east side of Old Main. Photo by John Williams As students begin to return to campus for fall sports, the preparation for new … Continue reading

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From High Atop Old Main, Overlooking the Knox Campus…

Painting the Old Main bell tower. Photo by John Williams Workers are tethered to the roof of Old Main for safety while they climb ladders to reach all the wood that needed painting on the bell tower on Thursday, Aug. … Continue reading

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Creating Better Curb Appeal

Berrien Street Construction Panorama. Check out a higher resolution version of the photo to see some of the detail of the work on Berrien Street, including new gutters, right, and asphalt being laid in the background on the left half. … 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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Roof Work in the Heat

Despite temperatures nearing 100 and a heat index well over 100, two workers continue fixing the roof of Wilson House on Tuesday, July 17. The two member crew has been on numerous buildings around campus this summer. The workers are … 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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Gizmo Patio Nears Completion

A worker demolishes the east steps of the Gizmo patio as placing of concrete pavers resumes on Tuesday, July 10. Workers are back on track with the resurfacing of the Gizmo patio. The temporary delay due to a shortage of the … Continue reading

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Look Out of Any Window…

Workers remove window glass in Old Main. Photo by John Williams Window glass at Old Main was removed this summer so trim can be painted. The large, arched windows were designed by architect Charles Ulricson to make the building a … Continue reading

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Windows, Windows, Windows

Above: Junior Michael O’Connell removes a window from the second floor of GDH as a crew of two Knox students clean windows around campus on Thursday, July 5.  This summer a lot of windows are being cleaned and painted around campus. Every … Continue reading

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Campus Maintenance Continues Through the Heat

Despite the temperatures nearing 100 degrees this week, student workers and other members of the summer maintenance crews continued their work. Many of the workers around the campus have started around sunrise in hopes to avoid more of the afternoon … Continue reading

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