Category: Stone Building

  • Public comments on Stone Building due December 19th

    Public comments on Stone Building due December 19th

    On November 28th, DCR’s project team presented the preliminary design plans for the rehabilitation of the Ellis Stone Storehouse at Hemlock Gorge Reservation in Wellesley. The written public comments are due December 19th.

  • Important Stone Building News

    Important Stone Building News

    Rep. Balser is now working with the DCR and state authorities to move the restoration forward. Last year she was able to secure $250,000 in state funding for the restoration of the building that remains available and should cover the priority 1 repairs.

  • New Stone Building Railings

    New Stone Building Railings

    At our October, 2018 meeting, Evan Weststrate announced that fencing for the Stone Building project has been fabricated and installation is now complete. The new railings, shown in the photo below, taken during construction, are gorgeous. This project has been championed by Evan, who announced last December that the DCR approved our public-private partnership proposal…

  • Stone Building Windows News

    Stone Building Windows News

    The Stone Building windows and screens are installed. See pictures to the right and below. We are planning a dedication event for the spring, probably in April. NOTE: No idea when this was originally posted, but the images date back to October 14. -Charles

  • Stone Building News: 2008

    Stone Building News: 2008

    November 11, 2008 At the November meeting, Site supervisor Erica Aubin1 announced that the new windows for the Stone Building have been fabricated and are just awaiting installation! Congratulations to Erica and DCR manager Kevin Hollenbeck for bringing this long planned effort close to a successful conclusion. Thanks also to John Sangiolo and Amy Mah Sangiolo…

  • Stone Building Floor Installed

    Stone Building Floor Installed

    As announced previously, The Friends of Hemlock Gorge succeeded in our application for a Public-Private Partnership with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). The Friends earmarked $2500 for a new floor and other repairs to the Stone Building, and that amount was matched by the DCR. On February 23, we were notified by the…