Two buildings in the northeastern Cuban city of Holguin were nominated to the Prize of Patrimonial Restoration, which is granted by the National Council of Cultural Patrimony.
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A health institution, the Julio Grave de Peralta policlinic, was chosen in the category of Restoration.
The premise of the Holguin province branch of the Cuban Artists and Writers Association (UNEAC) – the Palacio de Moyuas – was picked on the Repair category.
The building that accommodates today the Julio Grave de Peralta policlinic was constructed in the 19 century, and was last year restored thanks to a complex process which included its facade, its roof, windows and doors, arcs, columns and lamps; also the rehabilitation of its floor with original tiles, as well as the change of its carpentry work and all its lights.
The Palacio de Moyuas that was built between 1845 to 1850 by Dr. Juan Buch, was remodelled 30 years later; and according to UNEAC specialists in Holguin the premise is well retained today.
Next April 18 the winners of the Prize of Patrimonial Restoration and Repair will be disclosed at time of the International Day of Monuments and Sites.