Detroit church begins bell tower, steeple work

Here’s the church and here’s the steeple, which is getting some much-needed TLCfrom a dedicated group of people.

The effort to restore the 200-foot steeple and bell tower of the historic St. Joseph Oratory church began Monday. Church officials said the work should be finished by late summer.

The work is part of the three-year, $2.5 million historic renewal campaign the church launched in October 2017.

“Today is a historic day,” said Canon Michael Stein, the church’s pastor. “The grandeur of the moment must not be lost on us. This is the first construction project on the building of the church since 1892.”

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