Lansing Community College's Herrmann House has belonged to the college for nearly 50 years, and now the three-story, 13-room home is getting a makeover.
According to excerpts from the article:
The 119-year-old house is now in the early stages of renovation, the carpeting torn up to expose the damaged hardwood floors underneath, much of the woodwork covered in plastic tarps.
It will cost the college just under $50,000 to update the electrical system and replace water pipes, and there will be other expenses: fixing holes in the plaster, replacing kitchen appliances, putting down new carpeting and a new coat of paint, possibly the removal of asbestos and lead paint.
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