Preservation Projects

Preservation Terminology

Preservation: The act or process of applying measures necessary to sustain the existing form, integrity, and materials of an historic property. 


Renovation: The process of improving a structure or its elements to a usable condition through the acts or processes of refurbishing, remodeling, retaining, or reconstructing.

Refurbish: To renovate, or make clean, fresh, or functional again through a process of major maintenance or repair.

Remodel: To change the appearance of a structure by removing or covering original details and substituting new materials and forms.

Retain: The act of repairing an element, detail, or structure and continuing the same level of maintenance to aid in the preservation of elements and structures.


Reconstruction: The process of depicting, by means of new construction, the form, features, and detailing of a non-surviving building or element for the purpose of replicating its original appearance. 

Tower-Before
Tower-Before

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Tower-During
Tower-During

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Balcony Stairs-After
Balcony Stairs-After

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Tower-Before
Tower-Before

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2015

Amount Raised - $23,514
Renovations Funded - $11,870

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PROJECTS:

Refurbish Tower Exterior

Refurbish Chimney 

Refurbish Balcony Stairs

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East Elevation-Before

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East Elevation-Before
East Elevation-Before

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Interior Plaster-Before
Interior Plaster-Before

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East Elevation-Before
East Elevation-Before

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2016

Amount Raised - $42,379
Renovations Funded - $31,206

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PROJECTS:

Refurbish E. Elevation Exterior

Refurbish Flat Roofs 

Retain Interior Plaster

Remodel Tower Turret

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N Elevation-Before

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N Elevation-Before
N Elevation-Before

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N Elevation-After
N Elevation-After

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N Elevation-Before
N Elevation-Before

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2017

Amount Raised - $36,264
Renovations Funded - $47,544

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PROJECTS:

Refurbish N. Elevation Exterior

Refurbish Primary Entrance Exterior

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S Elevation-Before

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W Elevation-Before
W Elevation-Before

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W Elevation-After
W Elevation-After

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S Elevation-Before
S Elevation-Before

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2018

Amount Raised - $45,836
Renovations Funded - $42,437

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PROJECTS:

Refurbish S. Elevation Exterior

Refurbish W. Elevation Exterior

Retain Interior Plaster

Original Kitchen-Before
Original Kitchen-Before

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Original Kitchen-During
Original Kitchen-During

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Remodeled Kitchen-After
Remodeled Kitchen-After

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Original Kitchen-Before
Original Kitchen-Before

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2019

Amount Raised - $41,018
Renovations Funded - $45,212

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PROJECTS:

Remodel Original Kitchen

Remodel Back Rooms Floor

Retain Interior Walls

Refurbish Inside Brick 

Replace Back Door

Reconstruct Primary Front Doors

Interior Balcony Wall-Before
Interior Balcony Wall-Before

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Interior Balcony Wall-After
Interior Balcony Wall-After

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New Exterior Lighting-N Elevation

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Interior Balcony Wall-Before
Interior Balcony Wall-Before

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2020

Amount Raised - $43,630
Renovations Funded - $20,616

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PROJECTS:

Remodel Front Rooms Floor

Retain Classroom Wall

Retain Large Balcony Wall

Remodel Small Balcony

Install Exterior Lighting

Reconstructed Secondary Front Doors
Reconstructed Secondary Front Doors

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Reconstructed Secondary Front Doors
Reconstructed Secondary Front Doors

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Reconstructed Secondary Front Doors
Reconstructed Secondary Front Doors

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2021

Amount Raised - $36,070
Renovations Funded - $30,520

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PROJECTS:

Reconstruct Secondary Front Doors