Orange Hall Renovation Status
Background: Orange Hall has had many owners and many lives. The years and hurricanes have taken a toll on the structure.
Current Condition: The building has serious structural issues, so the City of St Marys has determined it is unsafe for visitors. Therefore, in April 2018 everything was removed from the building, and it sits empty awaiting renovation. In addition to the structural issues, Hurricane Irma did significant water damage. Although infrastructure services have been addressed over the years, electrical, plumbing, interior floors,interior stair cases, HVAC, security systems, fire detection and suppression all need to be upgraded.
All this needs to be addressed before the building can once again be opened to the public.
This work is expensive and time consuming. No specific date has been established as a target to reopen but hopefully by the fall of 2019 it can be used as a wedding venue
Renovation Status: The building has been emptied. The architect is currently developing the specification for structural repair and completely sealing the building from the elements.
Future: Restoration of Orange Hall will be on a phased approach with work on interior infrastructure to follow structural repairs.