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Checking in on the Union League’s damaged stairs

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Repairs have been quick

In the early hours of Monday, October 24, a man ripped the brass railings off the right staircase of the Union League of Philadelphia, causing some serious damage to the historic property.

A spokesperson at the Union League, which was built in 1865 and designed by architect John Fraser, said that repairs would begin as soon as possible. Nearly two weeks later, the stairs are looking much better than they did that Monday morning.

Here’s what the stairs look like this week:

Damages were estimated to cost $100,000, according to 6ABC. Based on these photos, looks like all that’s really left is adding the final brass railing to the staircase.