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Restoration Projects

Historic Masonry Preservation

Hager Building
Hager Building

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - After, Detail
Hager Building - After, Detail

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - before
Hager Building - before

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - before
Hager Building - before

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - After, Detail
Hager Building - After, Detail

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - missing terra cotta, cracks, chips
Hager Building - missing terra cotta, cracks, chips

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - After, Detail
Hager Building - After, Detail

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - chipped edges
Hager Building - chipped edges

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - repaired edges
Hager Building - repaired edges

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - replacements/repair needed, detail
Hager Building - replacements/repair needed, detail

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - After, Detail
Hager Building - After, Detail

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - repaired cracks, terra cotta infill
Hager Building - repaired cracks, terra cotta infill

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - shaping build-out
Hager Building - shaping build-out

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - PROGRESS
Hager Building - PROGRESS

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - After, Detail
Hager Building - After, Detail

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building - After
Hager Building - After

Lancaster, PA

Hager Building
Hager Building

Lancaster, PA

Burnside Bridge
Burnside Bridge

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, before
Burnside Bridge, before

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, before, sections fallen into Antietam Creek
Burnside Bridge, before, sections fallen into Antietam Creek

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, large pumps keep work area dry
Burnside Bridge, large pumps keep work area dry

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, coffer dam with supplemental small pumps to keep work area dry
Burnside Bridge, coffer dam with supplemental small pumps to keep work area dry

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, scaffold supports installed while creek was dry
Burnside Bridge, scaffold supports installed while creek was dry

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, new footings poured
Burnside Bridge, new footings poured

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, large voids in center barrel
Burnside Bridge, large voids in center barrel

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, helifix rod installation
Burnside Bridge, helifix rod installation

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, grouting by hand
Burnside Bridge, grouting by hand

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, deteriorated interior wall
Burnside Bridge, deteriorated interior wall

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, mapped sections on as-builts
Burnside Bridge, mapped sections on as-builts

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, mapped segments indexed for quick reference
Burnside Bridge, mapped segments indexed for quick reference

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, stone tracing
Burnside Bridge, stone tracing

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, character stones numbered
Burnside Bridge, character stones numbered

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, stones stored to corresponding place on map
Burnside Bridge, stones stored to corresponding place on map

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, mapping reference
Burnside Bridge, mapping reference

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, one month from completion
Burnside Bridge, one month from completion

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

Burnside Bridge, nearly complete
Burnside Bridge, nearly complete

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD

St John Episcopal Church
St John Episcopal Church

York PA

St John Episcopal Church - AFTER
St John Episcopal Church - AFTER

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - due for new spaces, inside and out
St John Episcopal Church - due for new spaces, inside and out

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - entrance ramp wall BEFORE
St John Episcopal Church - entrance ramp wall BEFORE

York PA

St John Episcopal Church - PROGRESS
St John Episcopal Church - PROGRESS

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - restored entrance ramp wall
St John Episcopal Church - restored entrance ramp wall

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - AFTER
St John Episcopal Church - AFTER

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - a new gathering space/entrance
St John Episcopal Church - a new gathering space/entrance

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - restored gathering steps
St John Episcopal Church - restored gathering steps

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - substantial areas for restoration and/or new build
St John Episcopal Church - substantial areas for restoration and/or new build

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - rear entrance to receive restoration and tie-in to new build
St John Episcopal Church - rear entrance to receive restoration and tie-in to new build

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - substantial deterioration
St John Episcopal Church - substantial deterioration

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - AFTER, rear entrance
St John Episcopal Church - AFTER, rear entrance

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - AFTER, rear entrance
St John Episcopal Church - AFTER, rear entrance

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - pilasters at entrance needing restoration
St John Episcopal Church - pilasters at entrance needing restoration

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - entrance pilasters restored from the inside out
St John Episcopal Church - entrance pilasters restored from the inside out

York, PA

St John Episcopal Church - AFTER, restored entrance gate pilasters
St John Episcopal Church - AFTER, restored entrance gate pilasters

York, PA

Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
York, PA
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Smyser Royer Building
Humanities Center
Humanities Center
Lebanon Valley College
Annville, PA
Humanities Center
Humanities Center
Humanities Center
Humanities Center
Humanities Center
Humanities Center
Lancaster Central Market
Lancaster Central Market
Lancaster, PA
Lancaster Central Market
Lancaster Central Market
Reading and Columbia
Reading and Columbia
Railroad Building
Columbia, PA
Reading and Columbia Railroad Building
Reading and Columbia Railroad Building
Reading and Columbia Railroad Building
Reading and Columbia Railroad Building
Reading and Columbia Railroad Building
Reading and Columbia Railroad Building
Reading and Columbia Railroad Building
Reading and Columbia Railroad Building
Mary J. Drexel Home
Mary J. Drexel Home
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mary J. Drexel Home
Mary J. Drexel Home
Mary J. Drexel Home
Mary J. Drexel Home
Mary J. Drexel Home
Mary J. Drexel Home
Mary J. Drexel Home
Mary J. Drexel Home
St. Paul Lutheran Church
St. Paul Lutheran Church

Lancaster, PA

St. Paul Lutheran Church - BEFORE: St. Paul’s is prepped for repair and restoration
St. Paul Lutheran Church - BEFORE: St. Paul’s is prepped for repair and restoration

Lancaster, PA

St. Paul Lutheran Church - BEFORE: Repairs included replacement of all coping stone including repointing 95% of the structure
St. Paul Lutheran Church - BEFORE: Repairs included replacement of all coping stone including repointing 95% of the structure

BEFORE: Repairs included replacement of all coping stone including repointing 95% of the structure

St. Paul Lutheran Church - BEFORE: Repairs also included removing and rebuilding the top 8 feet of both bell towers
St. Paul Lutheran Church - BEFORE: Repairs also included removing and rebuilding the top 8 feet of both bell towers

BEFORE: Repairs also included removing and rebuilding the top 8 feet of both bell towers

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  The church is restored to its original integrity and beauty
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: The church is restored to its original integrity and beauty

AFTER: The church is restored to its original integrity and beauty

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  The entranceway retains its original elegance and European charm
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: The entranceway retains its original elegance and European charm
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  The bell towers are restored and functional
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: The bell towers are restored and functional

AFTER: The bell towers are restored and functional

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  The windows and trim were cared for with meticulous detail
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: The windows and trim were cared for with meticulous detail

AFTER: The windows and trim were cared for with meticulous detail

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  The bell tower upclose
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: The bell tower upclose

AFTER: The bell tower upclose

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  Up close photo of the masonry and trim detail
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: Up close photo of the masonry and trim detail

AFTER: Up close photo of the masonry and trim detail

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  All masonry is cleaned and repaired
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: All masonry is cleaned and repaired

 

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  The incredible beauty & elegance of masonry restoration work
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: The incredible beauty & elegance of masonry restoration work

AFTER: The incredible beauty & elegance of masonry restoration work

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  Precise attention is paid to every detail of the building
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: Precise attention is paid to every detail of the building

AFTER: Precise attention is paid to every detail of the building

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  New & old masonry are combined to create a seamless look
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: New & old masonry are combined to create a seamless look

AFTER: New & old masonry are combined to create a seamless look

St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER:  The church looks brand new, yet retains its original European charm and brilliance
St Paul Lutheran Church - AFTER: The church looks brand new, yet retains its original European charm and brilliance

AFTER: The church looks brand new, yet retains its original European charm and brilliance