Saturday, August 20, 2011

Busy Times: Housing Upgrades, MPRPD K-12 Camp
We have been really busy since January this year, working on upgrading the buildings. With funds from the state Wildlife Conservation Board Prop. 84, we were able to replace the Red House with two new cabins, and replace the wiring, windows and plumbing in the School House, Ranch House and Hastings Cabin. These buildings look untouched from ten feet. But within, they are renewed. Yes, the ropes on the Hastings Cabin windows porch are gone, but the walls and ceiling are insulated. The entire porch is livable year-round. We replaced the few old windows in the Hallisey House, and added insulation to the east and north-facing walls. And finally, we finished the road access and decks around the two Red House cabins that replace the old, falling down Red House. Modular cabins were built and delivered by Valley Home Development. Sage Building Solutions, with Larry Daniels and Craig Novak were our contractors for the renovations in the houses and the road, parking and deck at the Red House cabins. Slide shows for the houses can be seen if you click here.
We also had two visits by the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District K-12 summer camp. The kids had a great time. We look forward to having them visit again next summer.