Building Stone Magazine: Vol. 39, № 1 (Summer 2017)

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ON THE COVER
Built more than a century ago, the Georgia White marble exterior of the Minnesota State Capitol Building was in dire need of a facelift. Through the collaboration of an extensive team of stone experts, the exterior facade was cleaned and repaired over a four-year stretch. The restoration was broken down into five phases, which involved the reproduction of 3,949 custom stone pieces — each one assigned its own shop ticket and unique number. To learn more about the massive undertaking, turn to the story beginning on page 8.

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