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Exterior Rehabilitation 2001-2003
Photos of the first phase of rehabilitation/construction of the Brown v. Board of Education NHS.
The window frames are being painted after having been restored. The paint is being applied by an electrostatic process, which makes the paint adhere better to the metal.
A worker sandblasts the window frames in the "Legacy" gallery.
Supports are used to hold the window frame together while a worker pries the frame away from the building.
A welder repairs the basement window frame.
Interior of auditorium.
View of the auditorium without windows from the outside.
The auditorium window frames are being painted.
The arch window and frame in the auditorium is finally removed.
A few of the newly restored window sashes have been put in place on the second floor.
Close-up of the crack in the auditorium roof. Compare the size of the hole with the maple leaf in the foreground.
The crack in the auditorium roof expands the whole width of the roof, as seen here.
View of site from the historic playground. Notice the historic backdrop in the foreground.
Interior view of the window sashes being removed for restoration. The walls are blackened due to a previous fire. The desks are not original to the school.
Geothermal system located underneath historic playground with site in background.
Part of geothermal system.
Geothermal meters near street.
Geothermal system is being connected to the building.
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.
Water damage to gutter underlayment above window.