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These 5 historic sites are getting a facelift in 2016
A 19th-century gatehouse in Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park and the cloistered convents of Seville, Spain are among the five historic sites across the world that are going to get a facelift thanks to grants totaling $1 million.
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Country: MexicoSite: Chapultepec ParkCaption: Gate house/site museumImage Date: April 11, 2016Photographer: Fideicomiso Probosque Chapultepec/World Monuments FundProvenance: Site updateOriginal: email from Stephanie Ortiz

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Country: MexicoSite: ChapultepecCaption: Aerial viewImage Date: 2011Photographer: Michael Calderwood/World Monuments FundProvenance: 2016 Watch NominationOriginal: from Watch team

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Country: SpainSite: Conventos de Sevilla (Convento de Santa Inés)Caption: CloisterImage Date: April 21, 2016Photographer: World Monuments FundProvenance: Amex/Watch 2016 proposalOriginal: email from Stephanie Ortiz

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Country: United KingdomSite: Moseley Road Baths Caption: Second Class PoolImage Date: April 20, 2007Photographer: Vivienne Harrison/World Monuments FundProvenance: 2016 Watch NominationOriginal: from Watch team

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Country: United KingdomSite: Moseley Road Baths Caption: Exterior Front ViewImage Date: November 23, 2012Photographer: Vivienne Harrison/World Monuments FundProvenance: 2016 Watch NominationOriginal: from Watch team

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Country: SpainSite: Conventos de Sevilla (Convento de Santa Inés)Caption: Main cloisterImage Date: 2011Photographer: Fondo gráfico IAPH/World Monuments FundProvenance: 2016 Watch NominationOriginal: from Watch team

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Country: ItalySite: Arch of JanusCaption: General view of northwest sideImage date: January 2015Photographer: Enrico Fontolan/World Monuments FundProvenance: Watch 2016 NominationOriginal: from Watch team

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Country: NepalSite: Char Narayan TempleCaption: View of Char Narayan Temple before the earthquakeImage Date: 2013Photographer: Rohit Ranjitkar, Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT)/World Monuments FundProvenance: Amex pre-projectOriginal: email from Yiannis Avramides

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Country: NepalSite: Char Narayan TempleCaption: Char Narayan Temple immediately after the earthquakeImage Date: April 25, 2015Photographer: Suresh Lakhe, Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT)/World Monuments FundProvenance: Amex pre-projectOriginal: email from Yiannis Avramides

These 5 historic sites are getting a facelift in 2016

A 19th-century gatehouse in Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park and the cloistered convents of Seville, Spain are among the five historic sites across the world that are going to get a facelift thanks to grants totaling $1 million.

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