Belmont Mansion to receive $1.58M facelift – Nashville City Paper

mansionscaffolding.jpgThe Nashville City Paper reports on the beginning of a $1.58 million refurbishing of the historic Belmont Mansion on the Belmont University campus, the most comprehensive exterior restoration of the historic landmark since 1859. Scaffolding has been placed around the 152-year-old building facing Wedgewood Avenue, as crews begin to replace the stucco exterior, repaint the pink fa├žade, and refurbish woodwork on doors and windows. Photo by Michael Krouskop. Click thumbnail to enlarge or download.)