In recent years, the Rotunda roof has been leaking badly, threatening to damage the historic structure below
which was erected in the early 19th century and must be replaced. This is the first phase of an extensive project
to renovate the Rotunda, work for which will include replacement of the elevator, restoration of the
column capitals on the porticos, exterior masonry repairs, and repairs and improvements to the
mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sprinkler and data systems.
The first phase roof project will include a new oculus skylight
as well as making repairs to the exterior brick walls,
windows and ornamental sheet metal.
Future renovation phases shall include
replacement of the marble column capitals at the porticos, replacement
of the elevator; repairs and improvements to the mechanical, electrical,
plumbing, sprinkler and data systems; accessibility improvements; and