An Exclusive Look at the National Cathedral's Quake Damage

Joe Alonso, Head Mason of the National Cathedral, assesses the structural damage sustained by the national landmark during the the 5.9 magnitude Virginia earthquake.

To learn more about the National Cathedral's recovery efforts, visit http://www.dcquake.nationalcathedral.org/.

Jared Keller is a former associate editor for The Atlantic and The Atlantic Wire and has also written for Lapham's Quarterly's Deja Vu blog, National Journal's The Hotline, Boston's Weekly Dig, and Preservation magazine. 

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