Dewey House, the original Smith
residence and once-regal center of campus social activity,
is getting a much-needed extensive interior and exterior
renovation, including new siding, structural reinforcements,
updates to mechanical systems, improvements to its energy
efficiency, and much more.
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renovation of Dewey House, inside and outside.
the wood clapboard siding is being replaced, except
on the front of the building, where the original siding
Common Room, to be completely refurbished.
Four inches of insulation sprayed on ceilings of third floor
Had to fill in the spaces for the sashes with insulation. New windows - no sashes
copper plumbing through-out.
Elevator to second floor - handicap-accessible
Got variance to keep the beautiful round stairway in the front hall