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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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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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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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