TOMS RIVER – The downtown municipal building is undergoing a facelift that will update and repair some of the aging structure.
The front of the building, facing Washington Street, used to be a private home almost a century ago. The rest of town hall is made up of additions.
All of the decorative fascia boards, railings, and stairs will be replaced, township officials said. Much of the original wood is rotting and will be replaced by a composite material that needs zero maintenance. The original appearance will continue to look historic, while the content will stand the passage of time.
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