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California's oldest church reopens after $7.2 million renovation

Feb
26
 2009
About 9 year(s) ago by The Inns of Monterey No Comments
California's oldest church reopens after $7.2 million renovation
Monterey's Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, reopened recently after an extensive two year restoration. Work included seismic retrofitting, renovations to alleviate the moisture problems that plagued the chapel for more than 200 years, rebuilding of 80 percent of the rear walls, and the removal of layers of paint and plaster to reveal original decorative painting. Blocks of those paintings have been preserved for viewing. Read More about California's oldest church reopens after $7.2 million renovation
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