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An Epic Tale: The Story of the Monumental Effort to Restore NY Landmark

A D+D Online Feature published July 28, 2011

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by Gary Henry

There's something grand about every high-profile restoration project, but at Shepard Hall, City College of New York—where the work spanned more than a quarter-century and cost $100 million—the restoration program is truly epic in scope....
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Comment from Deb Huizenga, (7/29/2011, 12:52 PM)


Comment from Cipriano Guzman, (7/29/2011, 4:20 PM)

I graduated from CCNY back in 1983 and I just happen to be working nearby. It's amazing the restoration work done at the Shepard Hall. I couldn't believe it. Thanks to everyone for bringing back the authenticity of the Shepard Hall.

Comment from Susan Morris, (8/5/2011, 1:07 PM)

This is an incredible restoration, congratulations to all who have worked so hard to save this magnificent edifice.

Comment from Roger Ervast, (3/14/2012, 7:58 AM)

I graduated from CCNY in 1970. It warms my heart to see how nice of a job they did to restore that building. That campus is truly a diamond in the rough. So many fond memories of the trudge up 138th Street every morning from the IRT station...

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