The Laundry Building behind the Roseboro was built in 1932. Three stories tall, its terra cotta block has a concrete facade, much like a frescoed villa in Italy. It also has steel beam construction throughout. There is beautiful wainscoting on the main floor and concrete slab floors that held steam operated laundry equipment. Some of… Read more »
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An article came out today in the Times-Journal about the Roseboro Project. Click HERE to read.
We continue to make progress on assessing renovation costs. Project Manager, Gary O’Connor, met today with the sprinkler company folks to do an assessment of the sprinkler system throughout the Roseboro. Most all of it needs to be replaced at some point. They need to do pressure tests and backwash procedures before they can complete… Read more »
There are definitely two schools of thought when it comes to restoring old elevators. As many of you know, there is currently a 1939 Otis Elevator in the lobby of the Roseboro. It has 7 stops because the Howland House and the Roseberg Hotel were at different levels when they were connected together. The elevator… Read more »
I am a huge Titanic fan and have collected hundreds of photos and memorabilia about the legendary cruise ship. I am even writing a book about my collection. One of the largest and most luxurious passenger liners at the time, the Titanic was also considered by many to be unsinkable. On April 14, 1912, however,… Read more »