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Demolition Progress: February 1, 2016

Retaining the wide, low-pitched style of the Lodge’s original roof has been a priority from the start. But with rooms expanding by a few feet, and windows pushing up to the ceiling, it became clear that the actual old roof needed to go. The new roof will be designed to match the old … just with a bit more structural integrity built in.

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The Shaping Power of Place

Winston Churchill said that “we shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us.” An afternoon spent reminiscing with Eddie Sears, Betty Anne Cody, Carole and Howard Hovde in the Laity Lodge Great Hall seemed to prove the point. Most of the Lodge traditions we take for granted today found their origin in the work…

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