Inside the repair of the Washington National Cathedral.

Inside the repair of the Washington National Cathedral.

When a 5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked our region five years ago, it caused serious damage to two major structures: the Washington Monument and Washington National Cathedral. While the Washington Monument has been fully restored, elevator issues aside, the National Cathedral is still raising money needed to repair the $34 million in damage. We get an update on reconstruction at the Washington National Cathedral.


  • James Shepherd Architect; Director, Preservation and Facilities, Washington National Cathedral
  • Joe Alonso Head stonemason, Washington National Cathedral

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