Building the Building
Architect's drawing of our new location, completed in the Fall 2002.
|Moving the boulder. Our new sign.|
|Opening Day, August 19, 2002|
|Dan Hoffman, Jim Shutter, Gene Brennan, and our first line of customers|
|View from Seneca Street, Lazure painted walls.|
|View from Seneca Street as the brick goes up|
|Bricks before and after|
|Views from State Street and Seneca Street|
|Wrapped in Tyvek, the staff visits the site|
|Bill Myers, CEO, describes the plans to staff|
|Signing of the Beams|
|The look of the building emerges, with the roof sheeted
and tar papered, and the arch defined.
|The roof trusses go on.|
|The building takes shape as the steel structure goes up.|
|Pouring the concrete into the waffle foundation.|
Preparing for the waffle foundation.
What's that big hole?
Nothing but rubble.
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| Demolition begins 06/28/00 at the
corner of Fulton and Seneca Streets.
The building site is being readied
for the upcoming demolition work.
Bids are being accepted for asbestos
remediation and demolition.
Groundbreaking is tentatively