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Shiny Dome

Shiny Dome



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Oh that's going to be pretty!
Larry Bliss: I think so... it's on a commanding height...
The dome looks impressive Larry. I presume it is copper which will turn green with time.
Larry Bliss: You are correct. Our state capital building has a similar green copper dome...
  • Chris
  • England
  • 7 Mar 2016, 06:54
That is going to be one big building Larry. Will they ever be able to fill it?
Larry Bliss: I imagine for the "grand opening" they will...
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 7 Mar 2016, 07:08
I wonder who is going to pay for all of this. Did they safe up all their quarters?
That dome will be so impressive. When do they think it is ready to have worships?
Larry Bliss: The Catholics paid for it--they have a lot of money, some of it in quarters. smile I think they are looking at 2017 for the opening--there is a lot of work to do...
  • Lisl
  • Bath, England
  • 7 Mar 2016, 07:12
Work is coming on apace then, Larry
Larry Bliss: They have not had many weather delays...
I can hardly wait to see it hoisted up, Larry. If you're there when it happens, are you able to take a video of it????
Larry Bliss: I have no video equipment, but will try for some close-ups. I will keep an eye out on YouTube...
Copper which will weather nicely
Larry Bliss: It will look good, agreed...
The copper is being finished Hurrah!
Larry Bliss: I bet is is spectacular up close...
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 7 Mar 2016, 12:18
Ah, the dome from a different angle. Good, seems to be some progress.
Larry Bliss: A nice closer look on my next post.
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 7 Mar 2016, 14:15
It will be great to watch this weather
Larry Bliss: Yes it will...
The building is gaining it's main features quite early on
Larry Bliss: Here are some finished views, courtesy of the architect...

http://www.mccreryarchitects.com/portfolio/liturgical/cathedral-holy-name-jesus/
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 8 Mar 2016, 22:18
It's coming on nicely. When is the expected completion?
Looks as though it is going to be impressive! Although I've just been watching a programme on the history of Spain and I don't think it will match the mosque in Cordova! smile

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