Photographing a Restoration at JJML

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Since 2012, photographer Michael Heller has aimed to capture the restoration of the John Jermain Memorial Library and the modern addition that more than doubles Sag Harbor’s historic library.

The project begins with the restoration of the original building with scaffolding installed in February 2012.

The project begins with the restoration of the original building with scaffolding installed in February 2012.

Construction crews carefully remove the glass from the laylight in the third floor rotunda in March of 2012.

Construction crews carefully remove the glass from the laylight in the third floor rotunda in March of 2012.

In January of 2013, crews carefully clean the interior columns of the historic building.

In January of 2013, crews carefully clean the interior columns of the historic building.

In January of 2013, crews

In January of 2013, crews reinstall the daylight in the rotunda.

The modern addition begins to be constructed in May of 2014.

The modern addition begins to be constructed in May of 2014.

In July of 2016, books are transferred from the library’s temporary home on West Water Street to its original home on Main Street.

In July of 2016, books are transferred from the library’s temporary home on West Water Street to its original home on Main Street.

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