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Exterior Rehabilitation 2001-2003
Photos of the first phase of rehabilitation/construction of the Brown v. Board of Education NHS.
Close-up photo of the restored area under the gutters.
Workers apply a layer of concrete over the repaired crack in the roof above the auditorium.
Close-up image of the deterioration of the wood under the gutters.
Water damage to gutter underlayment above window.
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 of auditorium.
A welder repairs the basement window frame.
The auditorium window frames are being painted.
View of the auditorium without windows from the outside.
The arch window and frame in the auditorium is finally removed.
Supports are used to hold the window frame together while a worker pries the frame away from the building.
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.
Workers install the historic clay tile roof.
Original framing of the attic looking north. Sunlight is coming through the section of the roof being repaired.
View from the south of the historic playground. In the background is the historic backstop. The teo cement blocks are bases for railroad sign posts. The visitor parking lot is now where the gravel is in this picture.
Close-up of the historic backstop on the historic playground.