Lawrence Presbyterian Manor of Lawrence leaders considering building an approximately 6,000-square-foot Community Life and Wellness Center on five acres of adjacent property that it owns. Lawrence Presbyterian Manor is located at 1429 Kasold Drive.
Work was happening on all sides of the Extreme Home Makeover project, which draws daily spectators in Ottawa to watch the crews rush to build a 9,000-square-foot house in just one week.
Roofers got a short reprieve from the heat Wednesday while roofing the Extreme Home Makeover project in Ottawa. The project draws spectators daily to watch the crews rush to build a 9,000-square-foot house in just one week.
Risa Ito, 15, left, from Hiratsuka, Japan, celebrates a successful score while bowling Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at Jaybowl in the Kansas Union. Students from Hiratsuka, one of Lawrence's sister cities, have been touring the area since July 29 and will return home Sunday. Earlier this year, students from Lawrence toured Japan. In foreground at right is Koharu Suzuki, 14.
This photo was taken around 1960. Mary, Marcella and Martha Hammig are seated on a bench at the Campanile. Photo by Leslie McCaffrey
A group of young people with the Live Real organizations will be traveling by bus from Birmingham to Detroit to raise awareness of food justice. The group was inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Riders.
Sunlight peeks through the leaves as horticulturalist Paul Baumchen with Lawrence Parks and Recreation takes tree measurements with horticulture intern Kate Boysen as a part of a tree auditing project on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 in South Park. City officials explained that the audit is planned for the next five years to take count of what they believe is over 25,000 trees in city parks and along streets to provide a sense of where to devote resources for maintenance.