Conditions 5/27/2015

Jun. 01, 2015

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The building hasn't yet to change ownership, so I stopped by to take some photos at the end of May for my grant report. Click "Read More" to see photos in the journal content.

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    This is the east wall of the house. (5/27/2015) The water infiltration continues to do damage.
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    Directly above the entrance lobby doors, this full 55 gallon bucket continues to overflow each rain.
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    The original ceiling and added gypsum board have fallen in an another second floor office.
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    In the second floor office space, an back storage room with the original light fixture still in place is also suffering as the roof decay expands.
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    A giant biology culture continues to expand and the gypsum board applied to the original ceiling to hid water stains bows severely under the water weight.
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    Back on the main floor, the lay-in ceiling has dropped due to the water weight. revealing the hidden history above. Note at the top right of the photo, a bit of the original lobby plaster detail remains. The plaster on the wall seen at the left is not original because of the wire mesh lathe. The ceiling lathe on the second floor is wood.
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    Wet, decomposing lay-in ceiling tile on the old filthy carpet, seems to be a great breeding ground for whatever these circular light brown mushroom-like organisms are. Nope, I didn't touch one!