Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

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Posts tagged "elevator"
Handicapped Bathroom, New Coffee Machines, Elevator Installation

Handicapped Bathroom, New Coffee Machines, Elevator Installation

Over the past month we have seen several elements of the construction project completed: the first and second floor bathrooms, the second floor handicapped bathroom (next to the Pearson Room), and the Pearson Room kitchenette.   The new coffee machines and the new refrigerator and freezer are up and running in the kitchen. Most of the kitchen work has been completed. The Fire Department, however, will not certify the kitchen for use until other aspects of the fire alarm system in the building have been...
Elevator Installation Has Begun!

Elevator Installation Has Begun!

We are all delighted to see ThyssenKrupp (elevator installer) as they have begun installation this week. It should be about 6 weeks for the install.  After elevator inspections and completion of the stairs, the contractor will finish the front lobby and the front offices.  We hope to have most of our construction finished by the end of the year.  The kitchen is close to completion, and after a few more items are finished we can get the kitchen inspected by the building inspector, the fire department and...
Building Update for Feb 12th

Building Update for Feb 12th

This week the construction crew at Hancock is installing rebar at the bottom of the elevator pit. This will strengthen the concrete floor of the elevator shaft. While preparing the pit, they had to re-rout some steam pipes that were in the way! In the kitchen, they are putting up drywall, and they are about a quarter finished! Soon, our building will undergo an electrical changeover, which will provide a new service with more power. Electricians are also working a new fire alarm system.
Elevator Hoistway and TV Room

Elevator Hoistway and TV Room

It’s been a long time since we’ve updated you on what’s going on behind closed doors. Here are a few pictures by Paul Topalian. New wires being installed at lower level. Dana’s Old Office! Existing floors removed for the elevator hoistway. New TV Control Room!