- The Abbey of the Genesee - http://www.geneseeabbey.org -

Church Renovation

 REMOVING CHOIR STALLS FROM CHURCH
May 26, 2014

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REFECTORY DOUBLES AS CHURCH
May 26, 2014

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Altar-East End

Altar - Close Up [5]

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 Salve Icon – West End

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Guest Area – South Side

BEGIN INSTALLING PLASTIC DUST COVERS
June 4, 2014

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REMOVING 10,000 LB ALTAR
June 20, 2014

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Jacking altar off floor
& loading onto skid

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Moving altar toward entrance ramp

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Sliding altar down ramp

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Success! Out the door into the hallway


REMOVING UPPER PLATFORM
June 28, 2014

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Breaking up concrete slab with air hammer

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Digging out concrete rubble and sand gravel backfill

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Tossing out rubble

PLATFORM & SURROUNDING SLATE REMOVAL COMPLETED
July 3, 2015


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   View towards west wall after removal of platform and tabernacle & icon

WOODSHOP-PREPARING NEW CHURCH FURNISHINGS
July 19, 2014

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Pre-cut lumber for new choir stalls

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Mock-up of choir stall desk, lectern, principle celebrant’s chair

MODEL OF CHURCH RENOVATION
July 29-2014

Model-facing east wall [20]

Floor plan-facing east wall

 

Model-facing west wall [21]

Floor plan-facing west wall

Church overhead lighting [22]

All new overhead lighting – September 19, 2014

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 Subfloor conduit – 800 feet – September 25, 2014

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Hauling concrete for finished floor –  October 20, 2014

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Pouring concrete for finished floor
over radiant heating tubes – October 20, 2014

heating tubes [26]

Heating tubes under main floor, about 5,000 feet of tubing

Final pour - 1 [27]

Final pour, October 31, 2014

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Checking indirect lighting, November 21, 2014

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Inspecting floor – November 21, 2014

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Organ Assembly – December 3, 2014
consisting of 145,000 parts, including 457 pipes

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Choir stalls awaiting assembly – January 22, 2015

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Installing Guest Area Benches – January 22, 2015

 

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Repaired stain glass window – west wall – January 23, 2015

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Aerial view – Tuesday, January 27, 2015

 

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Church boilers & heating system – Friday, February 26, 2015

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 Back of guest area – Friday, March 13, 2014

 

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Center showing new enclosure railing – Friday, March 13, 2014

 

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Choir stalls – Friday, March 13, 2014

An Invitation To Donate To our Church Renovation [39]