Edhat
npr edvertisers
visitors movie times

Santa Barbara Weather: 56.1°F | Humidity: 100% | Pressure: 30.17in (Rising) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 0.0mph [see map]

Free Newsletter
Advertise
  login Happy Hanukkah!
 
 
login
    15929 Subscribers
      653 Paid (4.1%)
     47 Comments
     39 Commenters
     30747 Page Views
 
 

 
The Winehound
The Winehound
 
Advertise on Edhat
Advertise on Edhat
 
News Events Referrals Deals Classifieds Comments About

Restored Mission
updated: Jan 08, 2014, 8:23 PM

By John Palminteri

The first phase of a $1.3 million project to restore worn out areas of the Santa Barbara Mission has finished. A colorful facade has been revealed.

It's very similar to the look citizens saw during a major restoration back in 1953. Special care was taken to strengthen the stone work at the front of the mission where some sections had started to crumble, and other areas actually fell off. Sealants, and fresh paint have also been applied. The funding came from donations and special financing on a national level called the Save America's Treasures Grant.

The scaffolding that had been up since late last year, came down today.

View the whole story at KEYT.com

Send this picture as a postcard

# # # #

Send this picture as a postcard

# # # #

Send this picture as a postcard

# # # #

 

13 comments on this article. Read/Add

# # # #

 

Send To a Friend
Your Email
Friend's Email

Top of Page | Old News Archives | Printer-Friendly Page

  Home Subscribe FAQ Jobs Contact copyright © 2003-2014  
Edhat, Inc.