The 110-year-old Central School is getting a new elevator. School District 8 plans to move its offices into the building from Johnstone Rd. by years’s end. Photo: Tyler Harper

The 110-year-old Central School is getting a new elevator. School District 8 plans to move its offices into the building from Johnstone Rd. by years’s end. Photo: Tyler Harper

PHOTOS: Nelson is a work in progress

Several construction projects are underway in the city

Several construction projects are underway in the city

 

A new second floor is being built on top of Superior Lighting and Bath on Front Street. The building, which dates to 1962, was originally the Selkirk Health Unit. Photo: Tyler Harper

A new second floor is being built on top of Superior Lighting and Bath on Front Street. The building, which dates to 1962, was originally the Selkirk Health Unit. Photo: Tyler Harper

The old Lakeview Motel at 805 Nelson Ave. is being torn down to make way for Nelson CARES’ 47-unit property aimed at offering affordable housing for residents aged 55 and older. The motel was built in the mid-1940s. Photo: Tyler Harper

The old Lakeview Motel at 805 Nelson Ave. is being torn down to make way for Nelson CARES’ 47-unit property aimed at offering affordable housing for residents aged 55 and older. The motel was built in the mid-1940s. Photo: Tyler Harper

A section of the Nelson Courthouse has been re-roofed over the past few weeks. Photo: Tyler Harper

A section of the Nelson Courthouse has been re-roofed over the past few weeks. Photo: Tyler Harper

The former site of the Redfish Grill at 479 Baker St. has new owners and is undergoing renovations. The second floor has been rezoned for strata units, but there’s no word yet on what will happen with the first floor. Photo: Tyler Harper

The former site of the Redfish Grill at 479 Baker St. has new owners and is undergoing renovations. The second floor has been rezoned for strata units, but there’s no word yet on what will happen with the first floor. Photo: Tyler Harper