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Leading architecture and design company to restore City Hall – 24th Apr 2013

georgetown-city-hall-guyana.jpg.w560h413The Georgetown Mayor and City Council has engaged the services of a leading architecture and design company in the region to restore City Hall.

According to Mayor Hamilton Green, some sections of the building have deteriorated and must be restored.

The two men who will be executing the restoration project said that they were impressed with the Architecture of the colonial styled structure.

They stated that a preliminary report will be submitted to the council shortly, detailing some of the immediate works that need to be carried out

City Hall was designed by architect Reverend Ignatius Scoles in 1887, and was completed in June 1889. The building houses the offices of the Mayor, the City Council, and the City Engineer

In 1995, the Government of Guyana included the City Hall as part of a list of 13 National Monuments in a proposal to inscribe Georgetown as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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