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Chi Omega Fountain Yesterday – today – and tomorrow

Another Fountain Restoration project by The Masons CO. The Chi Omega sorority fountain, located at the west end of Jayhawk Drive at Kansas University.   The fountain was authorized in October 1952 as a memorial to alumnae on the 50th anniversary of the founding of Lambda chapter at KU.

Students, alumni and friends donated about $5,000 to the construction fund; the balance of the $11,800 cost was contributed by KU Endowment’s Elizabeth M. Watkins Fund.

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The fountain was copied from a structure in front of an 18th century manor house in Northumberland, England. It was selected because it harmonized with the Chi Omega house which is of English design.”

Mrs. C. Y. Thomas, Kansas City, Mo., gave the greeting from the alumnae and introduced two of the founders of Lambda chapter, Mrs. Roy S. Filkin, 1800 Ind. St., and Mrs. Walter Filkin, Olathe. She also introduced Nellie Barnes, assistant professor of English who did the research on mythology connected with Chi Omega sorority, and Jim Bass, the man [KU fine arts senior] who designed the mythological figures on the lead tank.

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When Persephone returns to earth, the land once again bursts with life.

327c65a00ddffea553bec01c35016d75 Chi Omega Fountain Yesterday – today – and tomorrow“It represents another step in the beautification of the naturally beautiful K.U. campus. The fountain shows the University is interested not only in utilitarian things but in beauty as well.”

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A Baptismal Font-Let There Be Light-Fountain KC

The earliest baptismal fonts were designed for full immersion, and were often cross-shaped with steps (usually three, for the Trinity) leading down into them. Often such baptismal pools were located in a separate building, called a baptistery, near the entrance of the church. As infant baptism became more common, fonts became smaller. Denominations that believe only in baptism by full immersion tend to use the term “baptismal font” to refer to immersion tanks dedicated for that purpose.

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Some fonts where water pumps, a natural spring, or gravity keeps the water moving to mimic the moving waters of a stream. This visual and audible image communicates a “living waters” aspect of baptism. Some church bodies use special holy water while others will use water straight out of the tap to fill the font. A special silver vessel called a ewer can be used to fill the font.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkfhnWHMLSs&t=37s

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The mode of a baptism at a font is usually one of sprinkling, pouring, washing, or dipping in keeping with the Koine Greek verb βαπτιζω. Βαπτιζω can also mean “immerse”, but most fonts are too small for that application. Some fonts are large enough to allow the immersion of infants, however.

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THE MASONS CO NEW GLASS INFUSED WATERPROOFING MEDIA. Keep your fountain in tip-top condition with The Masons Co fountain waterproofing  .Our specialty coatings experts are used to doing it all, from epoxy  coatings to elastomeric exterior systems. Fountains and Water Features

The Mason Co has developed a new Glass Media Fountain waterproofing coating that is sure to impress.  Fountain Glass, the The Masons Co is a  leading premier manufacturer of fountain bowl glass coatings

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Fountain glass” is a glass/stone media designed to give your Water feature a contemporary appearance. ITS LIKE DIAMONDS UNDERWATER.

The Masons CO have been making a material difference with our range of high-performance industrial coatings and lining systems that provide a seamless, impermeable, abrasion-resistant barrier against water and chemicals. Customers choose the Masons Co time and time again to “keep liquids where they belong”.

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Keep your fountain in tip-top condition with The Masons Co fountain waterproofing product. The Mason Co has developed a new Glass Media Fountain waterproofing coating that is sure to impress.  Fountain Glass, the The Masons Co is a  leading premier manufacturer of fountain bowl glasses in  KANSAS CITY.

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 Fountain glass” is a glass/stone media designed to give your Water feature a contemporary appearance. ITS LIKE DIAMONDS UNDERWATER.

The Masons CO have been making a material difference with our range of high-performance industrial coatings and lining systems that provide a seamless, impermeable, abrasion-resistant barrier against water and chemicals. Customers choose the Masons Co time and time again to “keep liquids where they belong”.

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Our unique coatings and linings are used in a variety of applications, Colors, styles ranging from water applications to primary and secondary fountain containment to waterproofing.

Our commitment to the high quality of our products Successful field applications are now in service

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Our high performance coatings and linings form a continuous elastomeric coating able to withstand water and most chemical solutions.

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Kansas City Water Features and fountain company specialize in water features for homes including ponds, fountains, and waterfalls. Water Feature, landscaping design and installation company in Kansas City, Mo. specializing in landscape design, water features, Fountain Design Kansas. This is Kansas City, the City of Fountains. People like fountains. The big fountains are growing in popularity.

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Fountains are so welcomed in every yard. Those amazing additions can bring life and motion to your front yard and garden. Garden fountains engage the senses with the soothing sound. Garden fountain also can enhance the look of your garden or patio and that is the biggest reason why you need fountain in your yard or garden landscape. Other benefits of having a fountain in your yard are: they can be used as a way to invite your guests into your home to spend a time enjoying and relaxing in your garden, the peaceful sounds of running water can be a big help in times of stress, the trickling water has benefit of helping to block out background noise and can give your lawn a serene and natural sound and appearance.

 

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Fountains. Kansas City is the City of Fountains, with over 200 officially registered fountains.

From massive public fountains to miniature private water features, many people are choosing to include a water feature in their residential or commercial landscaping design. As the premier Kansas City water feature installer THE MASONS CO is able to create wonderful water features that will amaze and captivate …

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Historic Restoration vs. Flipping and Flopping in Kansas City!

At the frenetic pace in which homes and buildings are being remodeled and sold in Kansas City, its troubling that many of these flips eventually turn into flops.  Renovating historic industrial buildings and turning them into condos is a hot trend as pockets of downtown are being sought out by investors for future urban core desiring dwellers.kansas city eugene field Historic Restoration vs. Flipping and Flopping in Kansas City!

 

Rejuvenation is essential to cities and vital to their renaissance.  And there’s always such excitement walking into a recently renovated home or condominium and soaking in all of the newness. Unfortunately, the bones are often overlooked, especially ones that could be broken. When the brick or stone facade begins to falter, it becomes painfully clear that time and care should have been utilized when the modernization was being implemented.
Restoration, especially historic, takes the process one step deeper. It peels back the layers that are damaged and rebuilds from the property’s true integrity.

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The Masons Company sets itself apart from all others in it’s commitment to historic restoration and preservation. With their passion and deep devotion to the fundamentals, these craftsmen are genuine relics to the craft of masonry.

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Root Cause Analysis – Forbidden Knowledge and the Understanding of Failure

Feeling incomplete because of missing stones or bricks? Troubled by bowing or bulging walls? Plagued by mortar joints or vertical corner cracks?

The answer is to hire an experienced, reputable and smart Kansas City masonry company. But the answer is two-fold and the second part of the answer is to make sure that the contractor has the knowledge and esoteric masonic understanding to analyze the root cause of complex masonry problems and act accordingly.12931006 1127885283930143 6081715739747114832 n Root Cause Analysis   Forbidden Knowledge and the Understanding of Failure

Many masonry repairs fail prematurely because they do not address the primary cause of distress or failure. And where repairs fail, they tend to make deterioration worse. If you only fix the symptoms – that is what you see on the surface – the problem will almost certainly return, and need fixing over and over again. If you look deeper to figure out what’s causing the problem, you can fix the underlying systems and processes so that it goes away for good.

Kansas City Masonry / The Masons Co. is the region’s preeminent leader in looking deeper and determining the crucial steps in masonry repair and historic restoration.

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