#63: New Marine Mammal Center Update!


I recently had a house full of family and friends, including two brothers; a three year old and a nine month old. The younger brother would grin and stare as his big brother stacked the small, wooden blocks higher and higher. Then, sporting a mischievous squint, the older boy would whirl his arms through the column of blocks. The brothers shrieked with delight as the blocks crashed to the floor.

Watching the demolition of our old pinniped exhibit makes me wonder if the crew members get to feel like kids again. The current demolition phase is making way for the construction of our New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center. Right now, the exhibit site is all about demolition.

This picture shows the construction, make that the destruction site a couple of days ago. Notice that the dumpster has a beautiful harbor view. Once the exhibit is completed, our seals and visitors will have the same view, minus the dumpster.

Here we see the same area after the rubble removal.

This machine is used to hammer and break concrete. I don't know what it's called, but I'll bet a certain three year old knows.

That's all for today, but be sure to check back for the next installment of "Extreme Exhibit Makeover."

~ Jenny


1 comment:

  1. Wow... what are you guys building? An olympic sized swimming pool?


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