Restoration needn't involve ruination
Blueprint, St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul, Minn.
In St. Paul, the restoration of the magnificent cathedral was completed with the raising of a cross atop the signature dome. A local news video offers a bird's-eye view of the restored St. Paul Cathedral. View a photo gallery and web-cams.
Meantime, in Ottawa, a restoration completed in 1999 returned Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica to glory. The architectural firm of Edward J. Cuhaci & Associates maintains a site devoted to the project that features news coverage from the Ottawa Citizen. View a photo gallery
Tabernacle, Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica, Ottawa