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Renovation of Ranganatha Swamy temple to be complete by November | Mysuru News

Mysuru: The renovation of the over 500-year-old Sri Ranganatha Swamy temple in BR Hills, which is part of BR Hills Tiger Reserve in Chamarajnagar district, will be completed in November.
The temple, which had been closed for devotees since March 2017, will be opened this year-end, said Muzarai department officials.
The works were taken up following public outcry after the temple appeared to be crumbling. Officials said over 90 per cent works have been completed. The department of archaeology and museums, which took up the work at a cost of Rs 2.4 crore, replaced pillars, repaired the sanctum sanctorum and changed the flooring. It is also renovating a guest house.
The department of tourism, public works and other departments have contributed funds for different phases of the works.
The temple was renovated under the guidance of temple architects from Tamil Nadu. Damaged stones, pillars and beams have been replaced. Three
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The Scott House: A $7 million renovation is now complete on ‘one of Richmond’s supreme examples of Edwardian architecture’ | Great Homes of Richmond

The Scotts, who had previously lived in a nearby townhouse, knew the firm’s principals, William Noland and Henry Baskervill, socially, and they attended St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with Noland.

The Scotts first asked Noland & Baskervill to design a striking Norman Revival-style carriage house.  Then work shifted to the house itself.

The firm produced floorplan and elevation drawings for the house in 1907, but it continued to make design changes and detail drawings up to 1910.  The Scotts moved into the house on Dec. 10, 1910.

Although the house appears to be two stories tall from the street, it actually has three stories – and more than 18,700 square feet of living space.

A revolutionary statement

“When it was completed, the Scott House was a revolutionary architectural statement,” Novelli said.  “With its tall classical columns and light-colored stone cladding, it was a striking contrast to the medieval towers and turrets

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Improvements made to Lewiston shoreline now complete

The completion of the project cost $1.2 million. The changes at the waterfront destination include new shoreline stabilization measures.

LEWISTON, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that improvements at Lewiston Landing Park on Lake Ontario as part of Cuomo’s Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative have been completed. 

The completion of the project cost $1.2 million.

“The REDI program is a testament to what can be accomplished when state and local government work together,” Governor Cuomo said in a news release. “Through this partnership a vision has been realized, one built on revitalization and resiliency.

“The additions and upgrades to Lewiston Landing will protect the area from future flooding, while boosting community usage and bolstering the local economy. REDI projects such as the restoration of Lewiston Landing, will help ensure that people from across the state will be able to continue to visit and enjoy their favorite summer

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