Monthly Archives: July 2012

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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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¬†ramp 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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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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Heat Wave, Cooler Work

A worker checks levels for new Dining Services equipment. Photo by John Williams Installation of a new, energy-efficient cooler/freezer continued through the middle of July at Knox College Dining Services in Seymour Union.

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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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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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Leaf’s Home for Room and Board

A praying mantis on a leaf. A praying mantis among leaves that have been damaged by Japanese beetles, not visible in this photo, outside the Ford Center for Fine Arts on the Knox campus. The praying mantis is advocated by … 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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