Saturday, September 29, 2007

Balcony Rebuild

The balcony before rebuilding began.

The first steel for the new seating is added at the back of the balcony.

All of the new steel in place.

A view of the white projection booth columns which will be removed in the next few months.

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Plaster Work - Video

One of the construction crew prepares an area of plaster in the lobby for repair.

Orchestra Pit, Part 1

In the photos below, the construction crew prepares to pour the concrete floor of the mechanical sub-pit of the Orchestra Pit, which will house the pit lift.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Balcony Steel

A construction worker installs steel supports for the new balcony decking on the 1926 balcony frame.

Monday, September 24, 2007

Hank and Suzanne Foster

Donors Hank and Suzanne Foster with Executive Director Susan T. Danis (center)
on a tour of the construction site.

Friday, September 21, 2007

Second Floor Lobby, Part 2

The second Floor Lobby is beginning to take shape. See this post for a set of earlier photos.


Some air conditioning duct being hoisted up the atrium to the attic.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Roof Sequence Update

Here is an update to the earlier sequence of photos showing the exterior changes to the Opera House.

The rear roof (which is white) has been completed and front building is waiting for the skylight.

Most of the windows have been re-installed.

Framing and Drywalling

Here are a few photos of wall framing going up and drywall being installed.

Friday, September 14, 2007

Work Overhead

Air conditioning duct being installed in the attic above the McCorkle Lounge.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Monday, September 10, 2007

Friday, September 7, 2007

Roof Work

Facilities Manager Chris Burtless during the skylight demolition

Food and Beverage Manager Jim Reid inspecting the work.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007