Tag Archives: construction

Future Communications Office Construction

The former Alexander Lumber building at 212 E. South Street has begun its transformation into the new office space for the Office of Communications. The Alexander Lumber company closed its Galesburg location in early 2009 and has been vacant since. … Continue reading

Posted in Sustainability | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Future Communications Office Construction

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.

Posted in Dining Facilities | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Steam Pipe Work

Work has continued on the steam pipe in front of the Auxiliary Gymnasium in order to complete the large project that was started last summer, which has saved thousands of gallons of water a day. The trench needed to finish … Continue reading

Posted in Campus Maintenance, Sustainability | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Steam Pipe Work

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

Posted in Athletic Facilities | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Softball Field Improvements

Gizmo Patio Facelift (continued)

Removal of the wooden boards on the Gizmo patio deck is progressing. Concrete pavers will be installed, replacing the wood as the patio’s flooring. The redone patio will be ready by the time Knox students return for Fall Term classes.

Posted in Dining Facilities | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Gizmo Patio Facelift (continued)

Gizmo Patio Facelift

The Gizmo patio — a popular gathering place for Knox students wanting to study, dine, or socialize — is closed for renovation. This week, workers began removing the wooden boards that have covered the patio since around 1995. Small concrete … Continue reading

Posted in Dining Facilities | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Gizmo Patio Facelift

Brooks Street, Circle Drive Reopen

Starting today, visitors to the Ford Center for the Fine Arts, the T. Fleming Fieldhouse, the E. & L. Andrew Fitness Center, and Turner Track at Trevor Field are now able to resume driving on Brooks Street and the “circle … Continue reading

Posted in Streets and Sidewalks | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment