Check out the latest video in our Project Burnham series, featuring photos from Phase 2 of construction. Things have been moving along, but you may notice a tighter space than you are used to at the Ottawa Street Branch. As construction expands in phase 2, most our of adult collection is upstairs in the Burnham…… Continue reading What’s Happening with Project Burnham?
Check out our latest video update with photos from “the other side of the wall” showcasing our Ottawa Street Branch construction. https://youtu.be/8JZ4F9fKl8Q
Check out our latest video update with photos from “the other side of the wall” showcasing our Ottawa Street Branch construction. https://youtu.be/wE0uzF5ap5A
Construction crews have been busy this month! We are entering week 17 of phase one. We are still on schedule for moving to phase two in November, which is when the Ottawa Street side of the building will be done and the team will begin working on the Chicago Street side. This week, bathroom tile…… Continue reading Construction Photo Update: August
Make no little plans! Check out footage from our recent groundbreaking ceremony, what the renovation looks like and learn about our vision for the future. https://youtu.be/TQmqCuk2LIQ
Check out photos from this week’s construction! Drywall is up around much of the second level.
Phase 1 is still going strong! However, there is quite a bit of dust on the other side of the wall, so we haven’t had the chance to get pictures in a week or two! There haven’t been many activities that have affected our patrons or staff (just the occasional bang or noise) but there is…… Continue reading What’s Happening Project Burnham Video Update
Week 5 of Phase One! This week, crews worked on shoring up the beams in the ceiling and installing door frames before they can drywall. You can also see the hole that was dug on the Clinton Street side of the building, which will be used as a new staff entrance.
Check out our latest video update with photos from “the other side of the wall” showcasing our Ottawa Street Branch construction. https://youtu.be/MgOguLUXOMg
After an extensive RFQ process, SMC has been chosen as the construction management company for Project Burnham. SMC has worked on 12 Illinois public library remodeling projects and received glowing reviews. They will soon begin working with Engberg Anderson Architects and library leadership to finish the design. We are hoping to break ground in early…… Continue reading Library Board voted to engage Shales McNutt Construction (SMC) as construction management company for Project Burnham