Black Cinema House Nearing Completion

New/old entrance door made and installed by Dave Correa. The door on the right was salvaged, while the door on the left was fabricated from old-growth wood to match the salvaged door.
New/old entrance door made and installed by Dave Correa. The door on the right was salvaged, while the door on the left was fabricated from old-growth wood to match the salvaged door.

Windows are all replaced, floors are level, and our beautiful historic metal bay has been restored. At this rate, we are are planning to have things at 6901 S. Dorchester up and running in by this summer. Work by our general contractor, Structures LLC, is quickly giving way to our custom finishes of salvaged materials made and installed by the Rebuild Foundation Shop as well as other friends and collaborators. 

Second floor with new level subflooring
Second floor with new level subflooring
First floor, looking from where the new kitchen will be
First floor, looking from where the new kitchen will be
Salvaged hardwood flooring getting delivered by our pals from the  Rebuilding Exchange
Salvaged hardwood flooring getting delivered by our pals from the  Rebuilding Exchange
Metal bay repaired and replaced by Conrad Roofing to exactly match the original. This will all get a protective coat of paint.
Metal bay repaired and replaced by Conrad Roofing to exactly match the original. This will all get a protective coat of paint.

As we speak, sound and light equipment are being installed in the first floor space for what will be an intimate screening room.

You can read previous blog entries about Black Cinema House on the Artplace blog here.

You can also check out many many more construction photos here.

 

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