Volume: 39 | Issue: 1 | Download
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.