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…and We’re back!

March 28, 2008

Color schemes First floor tackboards, fabric boards, and highlight paint Second floor tackboards, fabric boards, and highlight paint Third floor tackboards, fabric boards, and highlight paint   Carpets Hallway carpet Bedroom carpet   …and a partridge in a—I mean, uh, an unfinished shower. Shower of the north and south wings  

Piles of Junk.

November 1, 2007

The demolition is nearing completion. All the asbestos has been removed and most of the fixtures and plumbing are laying in piles surrounding the building, waiting to be recycled. These piles represent progress. This pile of metal piping will be recycled and replaced with new plumbing which will significantly extend the life of BNB. Cast […]

Drawings on the Floor.

October 24, 2007

On the floor you can see the faint grease markings for the walls. Next to the hallway you can see two compressed closet areas (wardrobes will be used for supplemental space). Farther from the wall is the expanded bathroom markings. The color squares demonstrate the layout of the Blanton/Brewer restroom updates. Two Blanton/Brewer rooms with […]

Blog Goes Live.

October 19, 2007

This is the location to check for updates and the progress of the BNB renovations. Over the next nine months this page will be regularly updated to keep you in the loop. Below you will find pictures from our first walk through. Next week I will try to go through and label the picture to […]

Initial Walk-Through.

October 6, 2007

The BNB Renovations have been underway for over a month now and they keep getting better.  Friday, October 5, 2007, the Board of Governors approved additional money to expand the renovations to include a complete renovation of all bathrooms in the resident rooms (as seen above).  The doorway ahead will no longer have doors at […]