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Tobin Montessori & Vassal Lane Upper Schools Steel Topping Off Ceremony

Tobin School Topping Off Ceremony Invitation

The Tobin Montessori and Vassal Lane Upper Schools project team is proud to announce a significant milestone in the construction. We invite you to join us for a Steel Topping-Off Ceremony, which will take place on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the construction site located at 450 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA. Guests are kindly requested to enter through Construction Gate #2.

A steel topping-off ceremony is a construction industry tradition that marks a significant milestone in the construction of a building. The ceremony involves placing the final steel beam in its position at the top of the building's framework.

Last week, project staff made their way to the temporary Tobin and Vassal Lane Upper Schools, with the 28-foot steel beam ahead of the Topping Off Ceremony. This massive piece of structural history was destined for a unique purpose—to become a canvas for the students and staff to leave their mark. With markers in hand, students and staff enthusiastically etched their names onto the steel beam, leaving a lasting legacy.

Join us in celebrating the dedication and hard work of everyone involved in making these outstanding educational facilities a reality.

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: 450 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Entrance: Construction Gate #2

Refreshments will be served. Please note that there will be no parking available on site.

For more information about the Tobin Montessori & Vassal Lane Upper Schools Project visit: CambridgeMA.gov/TobinSchool

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