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Third Century Challenge Construction Updates

Construction at All Souls

Watch a slideshow of the renovation project's progress.

This past week:

  • Work continued on new ductwork, plumbing and mechanical systems.
  • A decision was made to move the Casey Tree planting event to Saturday, November 1.
  • The first cherry tree in front of the church was cut down.
  • The old safe room on the main level was demolished and removed.
  • A salvage company removed extra doors, several windows, and old lighting units.

Next week:

  • Work will continue on mechanical and plumbing work.
  • The stairwell from the lower level to the front lawn will be removed.
  • The inventory of the condition of all existing doors and hardware will begin.
  • A security consultant is again reviewing bids for security infrastructure work in the building. The low bidder was rejected because of the firm’s Social Justice Score.
  • The second cherry tree will be removed from the front lawn. We will salvage cuttings and the trunk from the tree.
  • Staff will be working with a consultant to identify long-term rental opportunities for the church.
  • Steamfitters will start their work on steam pipes in the building.
  • Restoration work will begin along the 16th street side of the church.
  • Preparation work will begin for roof repairs.
  • Work on installation of the sprinkler system will start.
  • Construction of the elevator shaft will begin.

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