Category Archives: Building Construction Projects

New Campus Entryway Nears Completion

Above, Max Getz, mason and concrete specialist on the Facilities Services staff at Knox College, checks the first course in a curved wall. Below, he and an assistant install flashing at a rectangular planter. Both are features of the new … Continue reading

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Side Walk is Central Task

Sidewalk finishing at Cherry and Berrien. Photo by John Williams Facilities services staff Max Getz, left, and an assistant finish a section of sidewalk at the campus entryway at Cherry and Berrien streets. The new entryway features curb cuts for … Continue reading

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Finishing Ingersoll House Projects

A worker welds together two pieces of the railing of the new accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll House on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Photo by John Williams Workers were out Tuesday and Wednesday finishing off the accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll … Continue reading

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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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Renovation Replaces Doors

Workers install new doors around Alumni Hall on August 2. Photo by John Williams Renovation continues at Knox College’s historic Alumni Hall. New doors are being installed at all four corners, after the stone-flanked steps and porches were rebuilt. An … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

Lumberyard demolition. Photo by Peter Bailley Workers from Brown Excavating and Demolition of Alpha, IL, on July 26 tear down the last remaining section of several wooden sheds that have been demolished at a former lumber company at Prairie and … Continue reading

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Making the Grade

A worker at the Ingersoll House smooths the concrete of the new accessibility┬áramp on Tuesday, July 24. Work continued at the Ingersoll House this week with a majority of concrete for the accessibility ramp being poured and work being done … Continue reading

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Facelift Continues on Ingersoll House

Landscaping around the south side of the Ingersoll House has been completed and features a variety of plants, making the entrance to the property more inviting to birds. The front of the Ingersoll House has been filled with two projects … Continue reading

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Progress on Communications Office Building

Worker cuts into a wall during construction of the new communications office building Renovation and construction continue at the site of the former Alexander Lumber building at Prairie and South streets on the Knox campus — future home of the … Continue reading

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Work Begins on New Dining Services Cooler/Freezer

Workers begin opening the wall for a new cooler/freezer for Dining Services on the west side of Seymour Hall on Tuesday, July 3. On Tuesday morning two workers began opening the wall for a new cooler/freezer space for Dining Services. … Continue reading

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