Newbury’s Union Chapel in Need of a Lift
September 21, 2022 by Brian Doering

The Union Chapel property in Newbury Township may receive a much-needed restoration and stabilization soon.

The Union Chapel property in Newbury Township may receive a much-needed restoration and stabilization soon. In a Sept. 7 letter to the Geauga Park District Board of Commissioners, Deputy Director Matt McCue outlined two proposals from Perspectus Architecture, a Cleveland-based firm selected in 2021 to assess the chapel. “Based on their initial assessment and the further structural investigation by their engineer, Barber & Hoffman, it was recommended that the structural issues be addressed before the chapel would be safe to allow people/the public to utilize the building earlier this summer,” McCue said in the letter. The first proposal would stabilize...