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Century-old City Hall to Get Face-lift

Century-old City Hall to Get Face-lift

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AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) -- American Fork will soon get a face-lift on its 102-year-old City Hall.

Architect Mike Leishman said the building will be remodeled and expanded with a new structure on the west side.

Leishman said the one-point-six (M)million dollar project includes adding a small theater, space for classrooms, an art gallery and offices. He said they will make the rest of the rooms as multipurpose as possible.

Leishman also said they want to restore some of the architectural character of the building. He said the architects plan on making the new ceiling to match the historic one, also two stairways will be modeled after historical photographs.

The city plans to begin work at City Hall by October

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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