Roof of historic Philadelphia church receives restoration

12/25/2012 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

The roof of the historic, 250-year-old St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Philadelphia was restored after it was discovered in 2010 that it had rotten wooden beams, which could cause "catastrophic failure," engineers who inspected the structure said. The trusses were reinforced with steel, and entire replacement project will cost the church $1.8 million.

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