Alison Franklin Animal Care Center In Progress


The Alison Franklin Animal Care Center, named after the late wife of one of Wolf Park’s longest-standing supporters, began construction Thursday, August 13. Here are some in-progress photos from the past couple weeks! Many thanks to everyone helping with the work!

Wolf Park staff, board members, and construction crew break ground for the new building on August 13, 2015.

Framing starts to go up.

The trusses for the roof going on.

Wall framing just about complete.

Neat panoramic shot from inside the framing!

Installation begins on the roof.

More of the roof goes on.

Almost done with the roof!

The front windows are framed.

The side windows and door frames are visible.

The new facility, funded via a generous $200,000 donation by Ed Franklin, will be equipped with a surgical suite and indoor and outdoor recovery areas, and will also have facilities for hand-rearing of wolf pups.


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