The following excerpt appeared in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune on February 25, 2018. To read the full article and view the photo gallery, click here.
It’s done! Monrovia finishes restoring its historic train depot – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
By Penny Arevalo and Steve Scauzillo
February 25, 2018
For about a year, Monrovia’s historic Santa Fe Depot has been undergoing renovations. On Sunday, it was ready for its closeup.
Built in 1926, the iconic building had been decaying for 45 years at what is now the Monrovia Gold Line station at Duarte Road and Myrtle Avenue.
Contractor Samuelson & Fetter started the design process for the $2.2 million restoration at the end of 2015. The company broke ground on the project in March 2017, said Nic Fetter, director of marketing, and it finished the work Feb. 16.
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