The Backdoor Fund was established to construct a new handicap accessible entrance.
April 18, 2016 (BEFORE); East side of building.
April 18, 2016 (BEFORE); West side of building.
April 18, 2016 (BEFORE); East and north sides of building where existing ramp is.
June 2, 2016 (BEFORE); Marking utilities where new entrance will be.
June 6, 2016; Removal of old ramp.
June 6, 2016; Prep work for new ramp foundation.
June 9, 2016; Old ramp removed.
June 9, 2016; New ramp connecting to building where new entrance will be. Much of material from old ramp was reused.
June 9, 2016; Another view of ramp connecting to new entrance.
June 10, 2016; New back door is in. Welcome!
June 13, 2016; Sod was laid along north side of building.
July 2, 2016; Landscaping along east side of building: interlocking brick border and river rock.
August 5, 2016; South side landscaping. Border laid, just need some final rock fill.
August 8, 2016; West side landscaping. Ready to spread the river rock.
August 17, 2016; Demolish porch on east side.
August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016; East side porch and grass strip removed.
September 2, 2016; Poured sidewalk leading to relocated ramp. Ramp project complete!
June 20, 2017; Installed window in place of old door on east side.
June 20, 2017: View of new window from inside.
August 2017: New boiler installed.
November 2017: Brickwork beneath new window was repaired.
This photo was taken in December 2017. In late summer, the building’s exterior trim, gutters/downspouts and soffits were painted brown.