- Associated Press - Monday, May 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A home for retired priests in Pittsburgh is getting a $5 million makeover that includes a new kitchen, dining room, living room and exercise facility.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1TpCWsX ) the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh plans to displace half of the retired clergy residents of St. John Vianney Manor for about a year. Renovations are expected to begin in July.

Officials say 29 residents live in the facility.

Renovation plans call for adding four suites - for a total of 36 - with an option for a new wing containing up to 20 more suites.

Plans include a new elevator, heating and air conditioning system and nurse’s office, as well as bathroom upgrades.

Suites will get new windows, carpeting and fresh paint. The entrance will also be moved.


Information from: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, http://www.post-gazette.com



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