The pace is really picking up as the new HVAC system was turned on and the cabinetry arrived. The break room and work station installation has begun. And under the white protective mats are the refinished wood floors and new vinyl in the hallways. You will also notice that the new lighting has been installed. Yet, with all the modernity, an effort has been made to preserve the history of the building. Note the original pressed tin ceiling in the break room. It’s wonderful to see everything coming together. Plans are for the staff to move in before the end of April!
Construction is ongoing at The Hatchet’s new townhouse. Here are some pictures of the work, including the editor in chief office, the second floor and the view from the top floor.
The renovations at The Hatchet’s new home on F Street are moving along. New drywall will go in after MLK Day and the telephone and security systems providers should be installed shortly.
New wiring and plumbing can be seen in the photos below along with the start of some of the framing.
Members of The Hatchet’s staff and directors of Home for The Hatchet started construction on the newspaper’s new townhouse at 2148 F St. during a ceremony last Friday.
With golden shovels and hardhats, the group celebrated the official start of the 6-month renovation process with top University officials who spoke of their interactions with the with the award-winning paper.
Renovations are expected to finish by May.
The nonprofit Home for The Hatchet has launched a $2 million fundraising campaign for the project.