Monthly Archives: December 2013

Wallis Annenberg Hall Nameplate Installation VIDEO

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Wallis Annenberg Hall nameplates installed

Today the large precast concrete pieces with “Wallis Annenberg Hall” were installed. These large pieces are very heavy (around 4000 lbs) and had to be shipped on a separate truck. They were then lifted from the truck bed directly into … Continue reading

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The entrance and nameplate precasts

The entrance precast and the panels with the Wallis Annenberg Hall lettering are scheduled to be completed soon.  These arches are the heaviest pieces of precast on the project.

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Public radio reporting students interview workers

As part of the final class meeting, graduate students in JOUR 523 got the chance to talk to some of the “behind the scenes” people in the construction of the building to put a name and a face to the … Continue reading

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Final phase of roofing

The final phase of roofing, putting on the roof tiles, is underway. Crews are quickly working to secure all of the red slate-like roof before a rain storm moves in on Saturday. Roofers completed an entire section of roofing on … Continue reading

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Tiling in Restrooms

In the last few weeks, tiling has been done in the restrooms on several levels of the building. The different colors are for men’s (yellow) and women’s (purple) and help add a colorful flair to what are normally drab rooms.

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