As they have been preparing the site over the summer, our builders, Frank Rewold & Son Inc., have dug 16 geothermal boreholes, sometimes called “wells.”
The wells are part of a closed-circuit geothermal system that will heat and cool the new Administration Building.
The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House board of directors joined staff, architects and designers from SmithGroupJJr and building contractors Frank Rewold and Son for a groundbreaking ceremony today for our two new facilities, a visitor center and an administration building.
To prepare for construction later this fall, work has begun to create a new parking lot near the Gate Lodge. Construction began this week and will wrap up in a few weeks. The new lot will be available for our tour guests when the visitor center closes later this summer...
Read about the project plans in the Grosse Pointe Times here.
"During a Jan. 10 Grosse Pointe Shores Planning Commission meeting, Ford House officials outlined their plans for a new visitor center — to replace the existing activities building — as well as an a...