Two Restoration Project Reconstructed Structures In Final Stages Of Building


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Two Restoration Project Reconstructed Structures In Final Stages Of Building
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Sanchez de Ortigosa House (Progress Photographs, Book No. 1)
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The St. Augustine Record
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Saint Augustine (Fla.)
60 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Sanchez de Ortigosa House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 60 Saint George Street
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J II otmke w Sj~aish an~d soefr 1. os h e restoration of the Spanish periodic nc s eiling raftarea--are ali stages of gustine. This function -will be n 9hns fo h rsoato regdceevosth o
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constructon una Street at moved from a' small shop just the Southern ell Te al te. Drains
St.Geogenorth of the 'Pan-American opn ocntutfrt from th roof protrude from ~ ~u~th h~ ~An~r C oman to .construct fj re topn~X~ AC one-estorylpink house on the Building, which was recently for the building the restoring top of rebuilding. cover called the Sanchez- closewil bild f the None of the original houses A cgossa Hose, and one across small for both work and display. company on Charlotte Street of this type have remained ina court to the west of it is a Restoration Commission Director Newton said. 7 tact to date, Newton said, beI I cause the Eng lishfudte

two-story white building that is Earlo Newton said. The itens The Sanchez House is a repro- cause the English found them a reproduction of what was once made there will- be both for ue auction of a first Spanish period unsuitable. They were replaced an old warehouse, in the restoration area andf home that existed at that spot by wooden houses and torn down The Sanchez-Artigossa House sale. -,when maps of the city were by the English for the materials will be -used by a carpenter to The larger 'new building i be. made in 1763 and 1765, Newton in them.
The two-story white building with a steep, sloped roof. cov ered with shingles is a reproduction of one put on maps of the city in the late 1800's. The original was probably built early in the American occupation, nlien the town was still in a part of a territory, not yet a state, according to the restoration agency. One map calls it the "old warehouse," Newton said.
The buildings were constructed by-stl St. Augustine Restoration with funds donated
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000 T~wtn a eolog onthe -Ii ugs don by Bob Steinbach and construction drawings made by Bill Jordan.

Te cez-Artgss tC a and St. George streets is just about es
t ion Commission Drco are W. Newton-'said. Mrs. ugmia -Tilde ; ms
"saf member is s n aylm od Irotni oo, first"
sib stffmemer s hown with'a palm frond broom mn the doorwayo yifs
Spanish period home. The reconstructed building will house a demonstrati n /c-benter shop. Newton said