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Sanctuary “Underpinning” Work Completed

A narrated photo exposé on the construction work by Mary Meister, Director of Operations at First UMC.

How does it look to “underpin” or “shore up” the footing of the sanctuary to strengthen the foundation which supports the unreinforced masonry walls? Take a look!

Jackhammering the lip of the footing for installation of the pier bracket to underpin the sanctuary foundation.

Piers and brackets around the underpinning work on the interior south side of the sanctuary.

Underpinning bracket in place in the sanctuary.

Masonry work in the north courtyard.

Demolition of the plaster in the balcony.

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