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Renovation for New Offices

Facilities services staff applies stain to trim on new windows in the entry area of Borzello Hall at Knox College, in preparation for new space for the college’s career center and community service offices.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bricklaying at Cherry and Berrien Streets

Knox College facilities services staff Max Getz lays brick at the corner of Cherry and Berrien Streets. When Galesburg and Knox College were founded 175 years ago, the intersection of Cherry and Berrien didn’t exist under its current name, according … Continue reading

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