Frasier Forward is our $90+ million construction project, which includes the addition of The Prairies, an independent living apartment building; an Arts & Education Center, an expanded Wellness Center, a new dining room, and extensive renovations of exisiting dining venues. Check back often to learn how we are doing, with progress and closure updates posted here weekly.

Closure News

The 2nd Floor Dining Room is now closed for renovation. The grand stairway between the 2nd and 1st floor shall remain open during most of the remodel work.

The southwest parking lot remains closed. Residents are to park in their assigned parking spots. Staff, contractors, and caregivers, please do NOT use the two smaller west front lots, and please avoid parking on Ponca Place.

Construction Updates

 HillTop: The HillTop (formerly The Sky Lounge) OPENED with the passing of The City inspection and the furniture installation last week! Exterior stucco and stonework continue. Last week’s cold weather and holiday prolonged this process. Pinkard Construction will be working on punch-list items in the coming weeks. 

Arts & Education Center: Masonry for the exterior walls and elevator will continue into next week.   Rough plumbing and electrical is in process in the lower level. Structural steel delivery could take place this week with installation starting later next week. The roof installation is scheduled for early January.

The Prairies: The wall panels for the 2nd floor are complete. The fire proofing of steel beams has started. Central wing – The last portion of the 2nd floor deck will pour Thursday, November 29. South wing – Steel beam installation will be complete this week. Decking starts mid-week.       

2nd Floor Dining Room: Coordination for all trades continues, especially with the millwork and kitchen equipment supplier. The rough-in plumbing/electrical is in process.  Wall framing is complete. The new quarry tile and epoxy grout floor in the kitchen is complete– equipment will be moved back this week

Marketing Suite: Framing and mechanical duct work is complete. Rough electrical /plumbing  is in process.  Mechanical duct work continues this week