Our Projects.  

Below are three of the projects that will take place as soon as funding is secured and work can begin. An estimated cost is provided for each project, highlighting the magnitude and the amount of assistance required through grants, donations, in-kind work, and volunteer work necessary for the restoration to be complete and the Old Sweet revived.

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Project 4Warm Water Pool House

The water at the pool remains a constant 73 degrees year round.  This wonderful historic pool is the beginning of the Sweet Springs history.  We need volunteers to help clean the area around the pool in preparation to begin stabilization of the building so restoration can begin.  Total cost for this restoration is approx.  To Stabilize the building -$100,000.00
To complete restoration - $275,000.00

Photo by Millie Mattox

Project 2. Roof Repairs

All of the intricate Jefferson style "dental mold" on the eaves will be restored.

The roofing (asphalt & slate) has been pretty much repaired (a little structural work to slate area needs completed).  

With the roof repaired we are starting on the gutters, downspouts, and facia.  We always welcome Volunteers and donations to help with our grant match.  

 

TOTAL Estimated cost of gutters & downspouts:  $148,000.00

 

Roofing repairs total cost was $345,000.00

Photo by Steve Jessee

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Project 3. Restoration of 1 wing in historic hotel

It is our desire to get 1 (one) wing of the grand hotel restored and usable.  This includes water in building (already started), internet in building (working on that), and restoration to the rooms.  Once again, volunteers for prep work and donations are needed for this phase.  

Approximate Cost:  $250,000.00  The price of materials keep increasing.  

Photo by Millie Mattox

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