Renovations end on San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts
on Monday,January 17,2011 21:01
After years of facing the elements, the historical San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts has received a face lift.
Recently, designers revealed the reconstructed facility after making $21 million worth of renovations, according to the Associated Press. The structure, which is 95 years old, is the last remaining building from the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition. The facility's columns were created to mimic designs from ancient Rome.
"I see the Palace as part of San Francisco's soul, a beautiful link to our past and a gateway to the future," former lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom told the news source.
It took more than seven years to make upgrades to the Palace of Fine Arts. Throughout its history, it has been home to art exhibits and trucks during World War II. The renovation project was funded by the city of San Francisco and the Maybeck Foundation. The nonprofit group is named after the Palace's architect, Bernard Maybeck. More than 1,200 people donated to the cause.
Employment in architecture is projected to increase by 16 percent over the next seven years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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