Articles by Ken

Invitation to the Rededication

  The historic Stewart Library Building in Corinna, Maine, originally dedicated in 1898, has been renovated to repair and preserve the structure, improve energy efficiency, and comply with safety and accessibility codes. The Town of Corinna and the Stewart Library Building Preservation Group invite you to attend a ceremony rededicating…


Phase 2 almost complete

The Phase Two construction and renovation project at the Stewart Library is almost complete. The new scheduled finish date is July 12, 2016. The project includes repairs to the building exterior, the new accessible entrance and stairway, and the installation of an elevator and lobbies. The elevator will be usable as…


A fitting addition to Corinna

Work on the new addition to the Stewart Library Building in Corinna will be completed soon. The exterior brick work is done. In this photo, taken on May 16, workers in the lift are preparing the area at the top of the addition. It will have a metal covering designed…


Work on the Stewart Library Building

Work on the Phase Two Project continues toward a planned completion date of June 1, 2016. Repairs to the building exterior will be completed this Spring. The stairway, glass walls and new entry doors in the new addition have been installed. The masons will be back soon to add brick to…


Installing the Glass

The glass for the curtain walls on the new addition to the Stewart Library Building arrived on site today. Workers have already put some of the smaller panels into the framing. If the weather doesn’t slow progress the glass installation should be complete by the end of this week.  …


Colorful Work…

    Colorful work on the addition to the Stewart Library Building in Corinna, Maine. I especially like the green and red buckets at the top.


Progress on New Addition

The new addition to the Stewart Library Building is taking shape. In this photo taken on January 20 you can see the steel structure in place and the yellow insulation material for the brick and trim has been attached. The open area that extends up the side will be glass….



Steel for the addition

The structural steel for the new addition arrived today. They are wasting no time. The four corners of the addition are already in place. The skeleton of the new structure and the stairway will go up over the next week or so. It will be an interesting process to watch….


Celebrate this milestone!

We have been waiting for this! Since February the front of the Stewart Library Building has been shrouded in staging and a cover. For 2 years the front doors have been blocked off and the orange caution fence warned us away from the front entrance. This photo taken Dec 18,…


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