South by Southeast

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(LSSU/John Shibley)

Contractors with Hallmark Construction out of Traverse City, Mich., break for lunch in a distance during interior demolition of Lake Superior State University’s old South Hall on May 18 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. This southeast, second-story view takes in where a pedestrian atrium and terrace will be when R.W. Considine Hall opens for classes in fall 2016 and houses LSSU’s Lukenda School of Business. The 32,000-square-foot building will boast ten state-of-the-art classrooms, three project rooms, a first-class boardroom, a bona fide business lobby, a student commons and café, student study spaces, faculty offices, and much more. Run a web search on “LSSU Considine” for more about the project.

 (LSSU/John Shibley)
(LSSU/John Shibley)

19TH-CENTURY PINE – DeVere Construction (out of Alpena, Mich.) prime contractors Jim Johnson, left, and Steve Ford inspect interior demolition of Lake Superior State University’s old South Hall on May 18 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. This portion of the project removes 10-plus tons of old drywall, lath, and fixtures to expose 3,000-plus 2×6 floor and wall joists of virgin white pine from when South Hall was built for the US Army in 1903. R.W. Considine Hall opens for classes in fall 2016 and will house LSSU’s Lukenda School of Business. The 32,000-square-foot building will boast ten state-of-the-art classrooms, three project rooms, a first-class boardroom, a bona fide business lobby, a student commons and café, student study spaces, faculty offices, and much more. Run a Web search on “Discover LSSU” to customize an education at Lake Superior State.