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CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

 

Week of 5.21.09

 

Week of 1.26.09

 

Week of 10.06.08

 

Week of 9.22.08

 

Week of 7.21.08

 

Week of 6.09.08

 

Week of 5.19.08

 

Week of 4.07.08

 

Week of 1.28.08

 

Week of 12.10.07

 

Week of 9.17.07

 

Week of 8.13.07

 

Week of 6.18.07

 

Week of 5.18.07

 

Week of 5.07.07

 

Week of 2.12.07

 

Week of 12.11.06

 

Groundbreaking


ART PROJECT UPDATE


 

 

medical education and research building CONSTRUCTION udates

 

To open slideshows below, click on any of the thumbnail images. Photos courtesy of Brad Chilnick, Planning and Facilities Management, Elizabeth Manning and Joseph Labolito, Temple University Photography.

 

 

CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 5.21.09
Slide 1:  New Medical Education and Research Building exterior
Slide 2:  New Medical Education and Research Building exterior
Slide 3: Maurice Stone, MD Commons
Slide 4: Maurice Stone, MD Commons
Slide 5: HSC Library, second floor
Slide 6: HSC Library, second floor
Slide 7: HSC Library staircase
Slide 8: Second floor hallway looking down on Maurice Stone, MD Commons
Slide 9: Maurice Stone, MD Commons
Slide 10: Carson Schneck, MD, PhD Gross Anatomy Laboratory
Slide 11:  Research laboratory
Slide 12:  11th floor conference room
Slide 13: First floor dining cafe
Slide 14: Alumni bridge
Slide 15: Lachman Auditorium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 1.26.09
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 10.06.08
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 9.22.08
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 7.21.08
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 6.09.08
The Commons Admissions office on west side 1st floor grand stair, food services on right side 1st floor looking back toward main entry Commons from 2nd floor looking back to main entry
Small study rooms on the commons corridor 2nd floor grand stair hall looking west 2nd floor corridor along commons 2nd floor student lounge 2nd floor entry from bridge.  Simulation Center on left, library on right.
3rd floor view into commons 3rd floor view to outdoor terrace      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 5.19.08
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 4.07.08
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 1.28.08
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 12.10.07
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 9.17.07
The start of the concrete invasion. slide 2 The first three floors of steel complete, including auditoria. Major "pick" for the elevator core. slide 5
Moving on with the rest of the Research Tower erection. slide 7      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 8.13.07
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CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 6.18.07
June 21, 2007 -- Coming out of the ground The beginning of the library structure. Teamwork. Waiting for the next beam.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 5.18.07
Unloading the first piece of steel from the truck, known as the “first pick.” Closeup view of the tower crane. Each piece of steel is called a “stick”.  Setting the first column on its base plate is known as the “first stick.” Another view of placing the first "stick".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 5.07.07
Looking at corner of library - Broad and Tioga Fields of steel Looking south - Kresge Building in background Future ramp from Broad and Tioga to main entrance Corner of Broad and Venango
Future lower level lecture hall and air shaft underneath Corner of Broad and Venango Base of tower crane Looking toward Broad and Venango - the ground floor lecture hall Future lecture hall and green space in background
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Let the steel work begin!
     

 

 

CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 2.12.07
Looking south - Kresge Building in background Looking toward Broad and Tioga Streets Madison Concrete, foundations contractor Laser trasit in forground - looking northwest toward Venango and Carlisle Streets Looking toward Broad Street - the future location of the lecture halls
Looking toward Broad and Venango Streets - bracing Broad Street Looking at the corner of Venango and Carlisle Streets - the future ramp to the loading docks Closeup of one of the 62 caissons - rebars ready to tie into columns Start of foundation form work for the wall of the ramp to the loading docks Concrete form that will be stripped off after the concrete is poured
Reinforcing steel that will be cast into the concrete columns Reinforcing steel that will be cast into the concrete foundation walls      

 

 

CONSTRUCTION - WEEK OF 12.11.06
View of construction site from south to north - Zion Baptist Church in background    A busy job site with a schedule to keep     Looking south along Carlisle Street - shoring up the street      Reinforced steel work area for caissons      8 ft. diameter caisson reinforcing steel
Construction excavation - view looking from north to south    Tie-back machine for reinforcing shoring    Another view of the busy job site - view from north to south with Kresge Building in background     Sometimes it still comes down to a pick and axe Drilling hole for 8 ft. diameter caisson down 30 ft. to bedrock
Steel reinforcement that is poured with concrete to make a caisson    Caisson drilling bits     8 ft. diameter caisson wall        

 

 

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE GROUNDBREAKING - 11.1.06 
View of construction site on Groundbreaking Day, November 1, 2006     Ceremonial shovels and hardhats are at the ready Engraved plaque on a ceremonial shovel that commemorates the November 1 groundbreaking A fabulous buffet with a construction theme was catered by Sodexho Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell with School of Medicine Dean John Daly
TUSM's choral group, the Transplantations, opened the ceremony with singing of the National Anthem From left: Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell, Temple University President Ann Weaver Hart, and Temple School of Medicine Dean John M. Daly, MD At the podium is Gov. Edward Rendell. Seated: (behind Gov. Rendell, from left to right), Daniel Polett, Chairman, Temple University Board of Trustees; Temple President Ann Weaver Hart; Dean John Daly, MD; Karen Siren, Temple School of Medicine Class of '07; and Solomon C. Luo, MD, member of TUSM Board of Visitors and Board of Trustees as well as alumnus of Temple's residency in ophthalmology Left to right: Daniel Polett, Gov. Edward Rendell, Temple President Ann Weaver Hart, Dean John Daly, MD, Karen Siren, and Solomon C. Luo, MD Solomon C. Luo, MD, member of TUSM Board of Visitors and Board of Trustees as well as alumnus of Temple's residency in ophthalmology
Breaking ground: from left to right is Solomon C. Luo, MD; Dean John Daly, MD; Temple President Ann Weaver Hart; Daniel Polett, Chairman, Temple Board of Trustees; and Karen Siren, TUSM Class of '07 Left to right: Chip Marshall, CEO of Temple University Health System; Temple University President Ann Weaver Hart; and School of Medicine Dean John Daly, MD