Restoration work began this week at Chillicothe City Hall, where the 91-year-old building has experienced significant water damage.

Restoration work began this week at Chillicothe City Hall, where the 91-year-old building has experienced significant water damage.The exposed brick wall shows extensive damage to the mortar between the bricks on the third floor. This photograph was taken from the northeast corner of the third floor. The overall restoration project involves various wall repairs, including repointing interior mortar joints, parapet wall repairs, upper cornice repairs, and sealing exterior brick with water repellant. Innovative Masonry Restoration, of Kansas City, Kan., has the contract on the project for $190,857. The restoration project is anticipated to be completed by Nov. 3. The City Hall building was constructed in 1926. C-T Photo / Catherine Stortz Ripley