2009 Courthouse Renovations

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Exterior Renovations to the Historic Wise County Courthouse in Wise, Virginia began in March 2009.  We will periodically post new photos here in an attempt to chronical the process from beginning to end.  Please check to view the progress made in the County's attempt to preserve this local public landmark for the benefit of all County citizens and to ensure it becomes something we can all be extremely proud of.

March 30, 2009

Right front view of the Wise County Courthouse Left front view of the Wise County Courthouse Front view of the Wise County Courthouse

April 23, 2009

Renovated soffets now visible Resurfacing stone work at entrance Renovation of left side soffets underway
Resurfacing stone work at left side entrance In progress - Resurfacing stone wall Resurfaced stone wall shining like new

May 19, 2009

Left side renovations under way Renovation of left side soffets underway Resurfacing of stone work on towers underway
Resurfacing stone wall now complete Resurfacing stone wall complete Resurfaced stone wall

June 10, 2009

Renovations begin on the 2nd Addition 2nd Addition renovations underway Clock Tower Renovations underway

June 25, 2009

Scaffolding comes down Fully renovated soffets now revealed Renovated soffets revealed
Closeup of renovation work Right side soffets renovated  

July 2, 2009

Structural repairs to facia underway Structural repairs underway Roof repairs underway

July 15, 2009

Old, damaged railing has been removed Old railing removed from the roof
Damaged downspouts have been repaired Downspouts reattached and functional

August 3, 2009

Drainage repairs underway Drainage repairs underway Drainage repairs

August 27, 2009

Some completed drainage repairs More completed drainage repairs Completed drainage repairs
More drainage repairs underway Decorative roof structures now replaced  

September 17, 2009

Last of the scaffolding now removed More decorative roof structures replaced All drainage repairs have been completed
Completed drainage repairs Repairs nearing completion Repairs nearing completion
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