A Photoblog of the New Building Construction

Follow the construction of the new building as it happens.


The Latest Photos

Aug 17, 2018: Taping the drywall above the upstairs viewing windows.

Aug 17, 2018: Looking out the bar towards the covered deck.

Aug 17, 2018: The banquet room.

Aug 17, 2018: They have finished the insulation on the ice shed's north wall.

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Aug 1, 2018: Installing insulation and brick veneer on the north wall.

Aug 1, 2018: Installing backing boards for urinal walls in the upstairs washroom.

Aug 1, 2018: Mud compound for the drywall installers. They are planning to start the drywall installation on the second floor this Tuesday.

Aug 1, 2018: Some drywall has been installed in the vestibule outside the compressor room.

Aug 1, 2018: The KingSpan panels on the west wall.

Aug 1, 2018: Only a couple more KingSpan panels to go on the south wall.

Aug 2, 2018: The brick veneer on the north wall is getting higher.

Aug 2, 2018: They have covered up the cross brace in the wall beside sheet one.

Aug 2, 2018: Some of the numerous backing boards that will provide support for hand dryers, toilet partition walls, stairway hand rails and more.

Aug 2, 2018: The Kingspan walls on the east wall are going up.

Aug 3, 2018: Removing the water from the ice pad; putting to rest the rumours that the city is building a swimming pool.

Aug 3, 2018: Driving the squeegee machine that sucks up the water and polishes the surface.

Aug 3, 2018: Some insulation and mudding compound waiting to be used on the second floor.

Aug 3, 2018: Piles and piles of drywall have been delivered. The drywallers will be starting to put up the drywall on Tuesday.

Aug 3, 2018: Lots of doorframes arrived today.

Aug 3, 2018: Installed doorframes in the upstairs bar.

Aug 3, 2018: Installing a doorframe for the bar storeroom.

Aug 3, 2018: Still working on the brick veneer along the north wall.

Aug 3, 2018: The view from the middle of sheet six.

Aug 3, 2018: Almost finished with the Kingspan walls on the east side above the mechanical rooms.

Aug 3, 2018: The cooling tower on the roof above the compression room. The tower dissipates all the heat pulled out of the ice pad when making and maintaining ice.

Aug 7, 2018: Ducting in the compressor room that, when installed, will provide venting up to the roof.

Aug 7, 2018: Installing the tracking for the dividing wall in the banquet area.

Aug 7, 2018: More backing material in the washrooms.

Aug 7, 2018: Most of the upstairs door frames have been installed.

Aug 8, 2018: Frames for the viewing windows into the ice shed waiting to be installed.

Aug 8, 2018: Hanging drywall in the utilities room beside sheet one.

Aug 9, 2018: Using a template to trace the cut out for a vent in the ice shed HVAC ducting.

Aug 9, 2018: Cutting the opening.

Aug 9, 2018: One of the ice shed vents.

Aug 9, 2018: Getting the floor in the storage room beside sheet one ready for a cement pour.

Aug 9, 2018: Prepping the opening upstairs for the one of the viewing windows.

Aug 9, 2018: The frames for the downstairs viewing windows.

Aug 9, 2018: Looking out through the window frames downstairs.

Aug 9, 2018: Looking out through the window frames upstairs.

Aug 9, 2018: Some drywall upstairs around the west stairwell.

Aug 9, 2018: Installing drywall upstairs around the north stairwell.

Aug 9, 2018: Finishing up the framing for the divider wall tract.

Aug 9, 2018: Filling in and compacting the ground around the support pillars for the entrance canopy.

Aug 9, 2018: The ice shed from the middle of sheet six.

Aug 10, 2018: Drywall hanging around the upstairs viewing windows.

Aug 10, 2018: Exhaust ducting in the compressor room.

Aug 10, 2018: Drywall hanging on the wall between the electrical and utilities room.

Aug 10, 2018: Pressure testing the water lines for the front end of the building.

Aug 10, 2018: Framing the overhang on the north wall where the bottom of the Kingspan walls will attach.

Aug 10, 2018: Installing the aluminum framing for the windows at the main entrance.

Aug 13, 2018: The components for the compressor room have been unpacked and are waiting to be installed.

Aug 13, 2018: Circuit boxes in the electrical room.

Aug 13, 2018: The brick veneer on the south wall is finished.

Aug 13, 2018: Working on the brick veneer along the east wall.

Aug 13, 2018: The overhang on the north wall for the Kingspan wall is finished.

Aug 13, 2018: Installing the aluminum frames for the front doors.

Aug 14, 2018: Drywall in the janitorial room behind the bar.

Aug 14, 2018: Lighting components waiting to be installed.

Aug 14, 2018: Insulating the wall between the ice shed and the viewing area.

Aug 14, 2018: Plumbing in the restroom at the far end of the ice shed.

Aug 14, 2018: The brick veneer on the east side is getting higher.

Aug 15, 2018: Drywall on the inside of the bar.

Aug 15, 2018: Drywall on the outside of the bar.

Aug 15, 2018: Hanging drywall on the outside of the bar.

Aug 15, 2018: The two compressors are in place, One is all we need to operate. the second is part of the backup system.

Aug 15, 2018: The main electrical panel in the compressor room.

Aug 9, 2018: The banquet room and covered deck.

Aug 9, 2018: The inside of the bar.