The Pegasus signal perched atop downtown Dallas’ Magnolia Hotel is in peril of falling if it goes with out repairs, metropolis officers warned Wednesday.
The almost 90-year-old metal base for the 15-ton signal is so corroded that it might fall off the roof, they stated. The Dallas City Council accredited near $358,000 to restore and stabilize the bottom in addition to to repair corrosion on a rooftop crane wanted to get to the signal and change lacking neon lighting.
Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax stated excessive winds in latest weeks make securing the signal a excessive precedence and that in the end, it’s town’s duty to pay for the repairs.