Playhouse windows available for bidding

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

The Playhouse, a 1920s-era church building that housed Northwestern's theatre department from 1970 to 2003, will be torn down this fall. Materials from the structure are being sold for salvage, and the building's numerous stained glass windows are available for individual bidding.

Four complete arched units are available, as are many rectangle windows from Sunday school rooms and a number of other windows.

To submit a bid, ask questions or arrange a visit to see the windows in person, please contact Scott Simmelink, director of maintenance and operations, at 712-707-7170 or fax 712-707-7171. Bids are due at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Arched units (four available): 8 panels in each unit. Units are 6' wide x 9 1/2' high.



Office window (one available): 32" wide x 64" high



Small windows (five available): 16" wide x 40" high



Classroom windows (15 available): 32" wide x 4'6" or 5' high





Narrower windows
(5 available, unshown): 23" wide x 48" high


Windows will be sold as is, and buyers will need to arrange for removal. Additional fees will apply for the maintenance department to remove windows and ship them.


STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Bids are being taken for windows
  • The Playhouse, is a 1920s-era church building
  • Windows are stained glass

PRESS CONTACT
Duane Beeson
Director of Public Relations
Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW
Orange City, Iowa 51041
712-707-7116
beeson@nwciowa.edu