Restoring Main Hall
The gargoyles are growling and the buttresses are flying again. Here, we provide a closer look at the $15 million project to save the face of Wagner College. It began with …
WATER WOES: As the wear and tear of weather eroded the brick and mortar, water penetrated through the walls and started corroding the underlying structural steel, causing the steel beams to twist. It became an accelerating cycle as the twisting caused the bricks to crack, letting in even more water.
READ MORE: Click the image to enlarge. ALSO: Wagner art historian Sarah J. Scott on the meaning of Main Hall.