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Renovations at Cathedral of St. Patrick

Principals involved in the major renovations taking place at Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich show the work that has been taking place Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

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John Canning, principal of John Canning Studios, talks about the plaster cast bosses with Catholic symbols that have been painted so the symbols can be easily seen from floor level and are part of the major renovations taking place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich while standing on scaffolding that spans the entire cathedral near the ceiling. Canning along with architect Stephan Nousiopoulos of SGN Associates, Bill Brown of FW Brown Construction and Piotr Wirkijowski of John Canning Studios, not shown, showed the work that has been taking place so far with the renovation project Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

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View of the scaffolding from the altar area being used for the major renovations taking place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich show the work that has been taking place so far in the project Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

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Bill Brown of FW Brown Construction, left, Stephan Nousiopoulos of SGN Associates, center, and John Canning, principal of John Canning Studios, talk Tuesday, March 26, 2013 while on the floor created by scaffolding spanning the entire cathedral near the ceiling while showing the work that has been done so far during the major renovations taking place at St. Patrick Cathedral in Norwich.

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Bill Brown, owner of FW Brown Construction, stands across from the top of one of the columns that has had LED lights installed to create up lighting while showing some of the major renovations that have been taking place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick.

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View of the top of one of the columns surrounded by scaffolding during the major renovations taking place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich.

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View from one scaffolding structure across to another that is being used for the major renovations taking place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

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Standing on a floor supported by scaffolding that spans the entire cathedral near the ceiling, John Canning, principal of John Canning Studios, talks about the 20 murals depicting the life of Christ created by artist Piotr Wirkijowski, not shown, director of art at John Canning Studios, that are part of the major renovations taking place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich.

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With the help of a floor supported by scaffolding that spans the entire cathedral near the ceiling it is possible to see the top half of one of the murals depicting the life of Christ painted by artist Piotr Wirkijowski, director of art for John Canning Studios, that are part of the major renovations taking place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich.

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Working from scaffolding, painter Michael Nelson, of John Canning Studios, paints the top of one of the columns that has had LED up lights added and is one of the projects taken place during the major renovations at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich.

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Piotr Wirkijowski, left, director of art, and John Canning, principal, of John Canning Studios, talk about the 20 murals depicting the life of Christ created by Wirkijowski that are part of the major renovations taking place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich while standing on a floor supported by scaffolding that spans the entire cathedral near the ceiling.

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