BOSTON (CBS) — Restoration work is slated to begin this week on one of the city’s most historic buildings.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports

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The Old South Meeting House will be getting an $800,000 makeover over the next few months.

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The focus of the work will be on the windows, exterior woodwork and steeple.

The building, now a museum, will remain open to visitors during the restoration.

Dating back to 1729, the meeting house was where colonists gathered to challenged British rule before the American Revolution.

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It is also where the Boston Tea Party was planned.