Saturday, December 11, 2010

Stone Wall - Parking Area

The North Parking lot required a few retaining walls. The "cut" walls were built with the old stones that once supported the building foundation. During renovation, several piers had to be replaced mostly due to water damage. Once the foundation dirt was removed, it was discovered that the piers were supported on poured concrete footings (thankfully...), but they had also intermittently supported the structure with these stones. Most had rolled away from the structure and were loose in the basement. They were cleaned out as repairs were made. Instead of hauling them to the dump, they were reused to create retaining walls. Great work from our stone mason!

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