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Emergency Repairs Continue on San Xavier East Tower

Repairs to stabilize Mission San Xavier’s East Tower continue on this week (June 23, 2014) as contractor Morales Restoration & Builders (MRB) works on the tower’s crumbling exterior.  MRB built a scaffolding cage in front of the tower prior to the Easter weekend to protect visitors and parishioners, after an...

Architect Site Report 4.22.14

PROGRESS REPORT MISSION SAN XAVIER del BAC Submitted to the Patronato San Xavier by Bob Vint, Architect 04.22.14 SITE MEETING (11:00–11:45 AM sunny & warm) +/-75ºF PRESENT: Architect, B. Vint; Intern, Marcela Gracia; Contractor, D. Morales + 4 crew [Jesús, Santi, Sonny & Vince] WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING WORK PERIOD: Warm...

Architect Site Report 4.09.14

04.09.14 SITE MEETING (clear, cool, +/- 60°F) Submitted to the Patronato San Xavier by Bob Vint, Architect STABILIZATION OF SACRISTY ARCADE [CONTINUING]  PRESENT: Architect, B. Vint; Contractor, D. Morales. WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING WORK PERIOD: Cool & dry. WORK IN PROGRESS/DISCUSSED: As a precautionary measure to safeguard visitors to the Mission,...

Conservation of West Wall Sanctuary Murals

CONSERVATION PROJECT 2014  (January 7- February 18) Mural paintings: The Annunciation and the Adoration of the Shepherds. West wall of the Sanctuary Timothy Lewis & Matilde Rubio, Tohono Restoration, LLC   STATE OF CONSERVATION: FLAKES ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 29 Detail of the Adoration of the Shepherds....