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In the Media | April 25, 2016 | Associated Press - ABC News

Nepalese Temple, 4 Other Sites Receive Funding Totaling $1M

World Monuments Fund announced grants on Monday totaling $1 million for five historic sites, including a 16th-century Nepalese temple destroyed in last year's massive earthquake. Monday's announcement comes one year to the day after the Char Narayan temple was decimated by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which claimed 9,000 lives, injured 22,000 people and destroyed 600,000 homes.

In the Media | March 24, 2016 | Reuters

'Sistine Chapel of the Middle Ages' reopens to public in Rome

A sixth-century church boasting a rare collection of early Christian art is reopening to the public in Rome after a restoration that took more than 30 years. The interior's frescoes of saints and martyrs, queens, popes and emperors have now been restored at a cost of about 2.7 million euros ($3 million), funded by the Italian state and the World Monuments Fund.

 

In the Media | March 21, 2016 | The New York Times

Shukhov Tower in Moscow Placed on Monuments Watch List

The Shukhov Tower, a 1920s broadcast transmission tower in Moscow that is a landmark of modernist structural engineering, has been placed on the 2016 World Monuments Fund Watch list of endangered global cultural heritage sites.

In the Media | March 19, 2016 | Arch Daily

Petition Launched to Save Moscow's Shukhov Tower

A two-day event will be held on Saturday, March 19, and Sunday, March 20, 2016, in Moscow, Russia, to celebrate the 94th anniversary of the Shukhov Tower and the official launch of a petition to save the Constructivist landmark, which faces a "looming threat of demolition." 

In the Media | March 18, 2016 | Architectural Record

Groups Petition Putin to Save Shukhov Tower

Preservationists are imploring Russian president Vladimir Putin to take decisive measures to restore Shabolovka Tower, a deteriorating Constructivist masterwork in Moscow.