Project Plan

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Work Phases

Our current plans for the 4444 Second building are reflected in this project plan and the detail scoping document for the for the project is available here... Phased Scoping Document. It is editable via Google Docs.


Phase I - Acquisition - purchasing the building and setting up the green garage legal entity. (COMPLETED)
Started: August 2007
Completed: December 2007

Key Tasks

  • Purchasing of the building
  • Due Diligence review
  • Securing the property management services
  • Securing the insurance

Phase II - Safe Secure and Dry - making the current building safe, secure and dry. (COMPLETED)
Started: January 2008 (actual)
Completed: June 2008 (planned)

Key Tasks

  • Repair/replacement of the historic roof
  • Minor repairs of building, water leaks, welding, gutters
  • Installing security equipment

Phase III - Historic, Green Box - creating an envelope that honors the building's history and addresses our need for a sustainable future.

  • Restore the historic appearance to the exterior and interior
  • Develop the green design, eco/passive design first


Work Groups - Fall 2008

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In the fall, we worked to develop a garden plan using all native plants, begin work on zero energy design, design work using Christopher Alexander's 'A Pattern Language,' and began work on the business plan. For more detail, see our fall blog posts.


Wednesdays Sessions (starting September 10th)

11am

12 noon

  • Community Lunch ...bring your lunch ... something to share is always welcomed.

1pm - Sessions

3pm - Afternoon Tea ...or what ever keeps you going and is legal.

3:30pm - Sessions

5:30pm - Community Cocktail Hour


Fridays Sessions (starting September 12th)

11am

12 noon

  • Community Lunch ...bring your lunch ... something to share is always welcomed.

1pm - Sessions

3pm - Afternoon Tea ...or what ever keeps you going and is legal.

3:30pm - Sessions

5:30pm - Community Dinner @ local restaurant


Work Groups - Winter 2009

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This winter we have been continuing work on our zero energy design and have firmed up the business plan. New topics include: healthy environment, transportation and food (both in special projects), logo, and water. For more detail, see our winter blog posts.

Wednesdays Sessions (starting February 4th)

11am

  • Building clean-up

12 noon

  • Community Lunch ...bring your lunch.

1pm - Sessions

3pm - Break

3:30pm - Sessions

5:30pm - Dinner


Fridays Sessions (starting February 6th)

11am

  • Building clean-up

12 noon

  • Community Lunch ...bring your lunch.

1pm - Sessions

3:00pm - Break

3:30pm - Sessions

5:30pm - Dinner


Current Timeline

The current timeline for the various projects. The design work is close to completion. The presentations to the city take place in the spring. Things will get turned over to an architect in April, and construction should begin this summer. The alley project begins in April, and the green incubator refers to businesses beginning to get consultation.


current timeline

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