WASHINGTON - What do you do when one of the great monuments to democracy, one of the most important landmarks in the District of Columbia, is encased in unsightly wood and metal scaffolding?
You make it sparkle.
A similar presentation was done when the monument underwent its last repair job in 1999 and 2000.
Stone masons must repair the cracks in the monument caused by the 2011 earthquake. So while the tallest building in Washington is getting repairs, it will add a little pizzazz to the night skyline.
The lights are scheduled to be turned on in June.
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