February 14, 2017

Check out our photos of new Redmond City Hall!

The Feb. 15 Spokesman features a story on Redmond's new City Hall, located in the former Evergreen Elementary School building. A ribbon cutting is planned for 10 a.m. Feb. 21. Here are more photos from our recent tour of the building:

 Mayor George Endicott stands at what will be the council dais.

 Council members left their name and hand prints on the new City Hall floor last year.

 The main hallway will feature photos from the building's history as a school.

 Jason Neff, Redmond's deputy director of central services, stands in a plaza in front of the new city hall building. He said the area looks like a college campus.

 The information technology room at new City Hall.

 A ribbon cutting for the $12 million city hall is planned for Feb. 21.

 The view from the dais of the council chamber.

 A skylight in the second floor City Hall hallway.

 Jason Neff, Redmond's deputy director of central services, said one surprise in renovating the former school came when the city learned that a rear addition the the building was only two bricks deep, compared to three elsewhere.

 The city logo that is at the center of a plaza in front of City Hall.
Two former Evergreen Elementary chalkboards were salvaged and will be used at new City Hall. The frame of a third will now go around a dry-erase board.

 Jason Neff, Redmond's deputy director of central services, shows an area where the exterior wall at City Hall was intentionally made to look worn.

 The new employee break room at City Hall.

 Jason Neff, Redmond's deputy director of central services, walks in the new community development area at City Hall.

 Jason Neff, Redmond's deputy director of central services, looks out a restored window to the plaza area in front of City Hall.  The city plans to redevelop the area across Ninth Street as a connection between City Hall and Centennial Park.

 Jason Neff, Redmond's deputy director of central services, shows off an upstairs City Hall meeting room. it is planned to be the site of open house meetings.

 City Manager Keith Witcosky's office features his favorite color, red.

 Workers apply finishing touches to the entrance to the city manager's suite at new City Hall.

 A worker paints in the city manager's suite at new City Hall.

 The entrance to new City Hall was intended to keep the building's character.

 Blinds in the council chamber can be raised and lowered with the push of a button if a video presentation is being made.

 Mayor George Endicott leads Jason Neff through an archway at new City Hall.

 The historic stairwells at new City Hall maintain old oak handrails, but also include new ADA-accessible rails.

 The new City Hall executive conference room means the public will no longer have to leave the chamber when the council goes to closed session.


The rear of the new Redmond City Hall.

1 comment:

Mayme said...

Wow! Looks great. Super work, Redmond!