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Key West Mayor Craig Cates (far left), County and City officials, Key West Art & Historical Society leadership, staff and friends celebrate the reopening of the Key West Lighthouse on Monday, November 23. The 167 year-old structure, owned by Monroe County and operated by Key West Art & Historical Society, was recently closed for six weeks for much needed renovations. Total cost for the project, which includes renovations currently underway for the Keeper’s Quarters and Museum Store, is $665,800.00 and was funded in part by the Tourist Development Council.

Key West Mayor Craig Cates (far left), County and City officials, Key West Art & Historical Society leadership, staff and friends celebrate the reopening of the Key West Lighthouse on Monday, November 23. The 167 year-old structure, owned by Monroe County and operated by Key West Art & Historical Society, was recently closed for six weeks for much needed renovations. Total cost for the project, which includes renovations currently underway for the Keeper’s Quarters and Museum Store, is $665,800.00 and was funded in part by the Tourist Development Council.

 

Key West Art & Historical Society Board President Shirrel Rhoades, Executive Director Michael Gieda and Johnnie Yongue, Project Manager with Monroe County Public Works and Engineering Division, Project Management Department, welcome Key West City and County officials, KWAHS leadership, staff and friends to the red ribbon reopening of the Key West Lighthouse on Monday, November 23. The 167 year-old structure, owned by Monroe County and operated by Key West Art & Historical Society, was recently closed for six weeks for much needed renovations.

Key West Art & Historical Society Board President Shirrel Rhoades, Executive Director Michael Gieda and Johnnie Yongue, Project Manager with Monroe County Public Works and Engineering Division, Project Management Department, welcome Key West City and County officials, KWAHS leadership, staff and friends to the red ribbon reopening of the Key West Lighthouse on Monday, November 23. The 167 year-old structure, owned by Monroe County and operated by Key West Art & Historical Society, was recently closed for six weeks for much needed renovations.

 

Paul and Danna Garrigues from Amelia Island, Florida, take in the view from the Key West Lighthouse on Monday, November 23. The pair’s first trip as a couple was to Key West in 2001 and they have returned every year since. They said that even though the Lighthouse was expected to be closed for another month due to renovations, they came to enjoy the grounds and were “happily surprised” to encounter a grand reopening celebration. Project renovations for the 167 year-old structure, owned by Monroe County and operated by Key West Art & Historical Society, is contracted with D L Porter Constructors, Inc. based on the design of the Renovations provided by Bender and Associates Architect, P.A. and overseen by Monroe County Project Managers Johnnie Yongue and Dan Bensley. Total cost for the project, which also includes renovations currently underway for the Keeper’s Quarters and Museum Store, is $665,800.00 and was funded in part by the Tourist Development Council.

Paul and Danna Garrigues from Amelia Island, Florida, take in the view from the Key West Lighthouse on Monday, November 23. The pair’s first trip as a couple was to Key West in 2001 and they have returned every year since. They said that even though the Lighthouse was expected to be closed for another month due to renovations, they came to enjoy the grounds and were “happily surprised” to encounter a grand reopening celebration. Project renovations for the 167 year-old structure, owned by Monroe County and operated by Key West Art & Historical Society, is contracted with D L Porter Constructors, Inc. based on the design of the Renovations provided by Bender and Associates Architect, P.A. and overseen by Monroe County Project Managers Johnnie Yongue and Dan Bensley. Total cost for the project, which also includes renovations currently underway for the Keeper’s Quarters and Museum Store, is $665,800.00 and was funded in part by the Tourist Development Council.

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