Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP) - Work has begun to restore the facade of the Olympic Center's 1932 ice rink in Lake Placid.
The picturesque Adirondack village hosted the Winter Games twice: in 1932 and again in 1980.
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports that workers will restore the structure to its original appearance in the 1930s. Some of the work includes the installation of windows that have been enclosed by brick since before the 1980 games.
The project is being financed through a state grant that also funded the new Conference Center at Lake Placid.
When the work is done, the 1932 facility, which is still used for skating and hockey, will join the conference center to provide nearly 100,000 square feet of convention space.
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