Shed 3 Construction Updates
Welcome to the Shed 3 Construction Blog! Check back often to monitor the construction progress and make sure to visit the Construction Image Gallery.
The complete renovation of Shed 3 began on January 5, 2009. The Shed, built in 1923, will receive a complete renovation including new concrete flooring with radiant heat, all new electrical, the addition of public restrooms, restoration of the original windows and more!
The project architect is Kraemer Design Group and the construction is being managed by a joint venture between KEO Construction and Turner Construction.
Construction is expected to take 10 months with final completion scheduled for October 2009. The Shed will be completely closed January-Mid April, when it will reopen for Saturday use only. Construction will continue during the week.
Shed Construction Blog
Posted on January 20, 2010 - 3:34 pm
The construction is complete! What began on January 5, 2009 came to fruition in mid December 2009!
The Shed, built in 1923, received a complete renovation including new concrete flooring, all new electrical, the addition of public restrooms, restoration of the original windows and more!
Come on down to the Eastern Market and check out the Shed! It is open 52 Saturdays ...
Posted on October 19, 2009 - 4:09 pm
Monday, October 19 2009
All the windows are in and all the lights are installed and working. It looks great, especially at night and int eh early morning when it is still dark out.
The pre-cast concrete cornices arrived this past week and are being installed this week. The bathrooms are basically complete....
Posted on September 23, 2009 - 3:43 pm
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Things are really moving as we enter the home stretch. The rounded windows on the four facades have started to go in, the garage doors are 3/4 done, the bathrooms are getting finished, work on the cornice continues and the painting is 85% complete....
Posted on August 27, 2009 - 1:39 pm
Thursday, August 27, 2009
The first garage door went in today! They look great. Top windows should be wrapped up by early next week and the big windows will go in soon.
Posted on August 18, 2009 - 4:04 pm
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The first set of pedestrian doors were set today on the north wing of the shed. Installation of the garage doors will start tomorrow....
Posted on August 1, 2009 - 8:44 am
Saturday, August 1 2009
Windows started going in! The first windows were installed on the upper clerstory this week. Also, the bathrooms are almost complete, the electrical conduit rough-in continues and the painting has begun. For an idea of what the shed will look like when complete, check out the east wing....
Posted on July 11, 2009 - 12:40 pm
Saturday, July 11, 2009
Construction continues during the week and the Shed is used every Saturday. This week the large SHED 3 sign was placed on the roof, the parking lots got a final coat of ashphalt, much of the lower roof was installed, the bathrooms continue to be framed out and the prep began for the garage door installation....
Posted on June 30, 2009 - 11:06 am
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
The letters for the roof sign arrived today. If the weather cooperates the sign may be erected on Friday or Monday. The SHED 3 sign will look just like the SHED 2 sign and will help visitors know what shed they are in....
Posted on June 8, 2009 - 8:54 am
June 7, 2009
Demolition continues on the upper windows and the roof. With the old plastic removed, the Shed is much brighter and seems more open. It will be great when there are real glass windows in their place....
Posted on May 29, 2009 - 1:00 pm
Friday, May 29, 2009
This week the crew is working diligently on removing the first batch of the plastic that was covering the upper window openings as well as building the walls for the bathroom. Once complete, Shed 3 will have modern restrooms, located in the shed, making it more comfortable for vendors and visitors....