Posts Tagged: preservation

On the Island

Star Island Upgrades Start Again This Spring

by Kyle M. Belmont, Program & Outreach Coordinator New siding, new paint, new cement. Starting this spring, Star Island begins many major upgrades to maintain our historical structures while enhancing the guest experience with safety in mind. The most noticeable upgrade takes place in the Dining Hall. Old soundproofing panels will be dismantled, leading to… Read more >

On the Island

Chapel Occupancy Level To Rise

This spring Star Island’s stone chapel will see two significant upgrades to its structure resulting in the occupancy level increasing to 91 people. These upgrades consist of installing a sprinkler system and new door to the structure built in 1800. The upgrades, while substantial, are designed to blend in with the historical structure. For example,… Read more >

On the Island

Island Upgrades for 2013

With work currently underway to renovate the Oceanic Hotel’s front porch, you’ll find Star Island staff have kept busy during the off-season. A number of life safety and general improvement projects will greet guests this summer with upgraded infrastructure behind the scenes, but projects also include more noticeable tasks. Island Manager and Facilities Superintendent, Jack… Read more >