US$4.3M needed to restore City Hall – EU will fund project

City Hall – Georgetown-Guyana

…EU urges buy-in from all stakeholders as it delivers restoration plan

IT would take some US$4.3M to restore the iconic City Hall Building from its ruins, and while a Comprehensive Restoration and Sustainable Conservation Management Plan has been completed with funding from the European Union, the financing is now needed to execute the ambitious plan to save the building.

Located at the corner of Regent Street and Avenue of the Republic, stands City Hall – one of the Caribbean’s finest timber buildings erected in 1889 but with every passing day, the three –storey rectangular building that imitates the Classical (Gothic) Revival architectural style, continues to deteriorate. On Monday at the Pegasus Hotel, Ambassador of the European Union Delegation, Jernej Videti? formally handed over copies of the Comprehensive Restoration and Sustainable Conservation Management Plan to the Government of Guyana and the Georgetown Mayor and City Council.   READ MORE

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