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Exterior Rehabilitation 2001-2003
Photos of the first phase of rehabilitation/construction of the Brown v. Board of Education NHS.
Lead paint was discovered on the gutters. Notice the protective suit this worker is wearing while removing the lead paint.
Part of geothermal system.
Geothermal system located underneath historic playground with site in background.
Geothermal system is being connected to the building.
Geothermal meters near street.
All of the parts of the geothermal system are in place.
Auditorium windows are finished. Concrete for the sidewalk and parking lot still need to be poured.
The new sidewalk on the south side of the site is complete with planter boxes.
The front entrance doors still need to be restored, as well as the lights on both sides of the doors.
Installation of concrete in the front is nearly complete. Notice the edge of the sidewalk in the front of the picture.
North end of site awaits pouring of sidewalk.
Workers are smoothing concrete for sidewalk on south end of building.
Workers are preparing to pour concrete for the front entrance stairs.
The ramps for the front entrance are being prepared for concrete.
New concrete planter walls are in place.
Entrance area after the old concrete courtyard was removed. All of the window sashes and downspouts have been restored. The archaeological survey has been completed.
Archaeological site of Structure 5 north foundation. Structure 5 is one of the previous buildings that was used as the Monroe School on the same lot.
Archaeologists with the National Park Service locate foundations of previous buildings on the site.
The old concrete courtyard is removed in preparation of restoration of the entrance. Notice the opening in the concrete on the right side of the picture where a tree used to be planted.
View of the restored arch window in the auditorium.