Restored State Capitol Dome Serves as a Beacon for West Virginians

West Virginia State Capitol

The West Virginia State Capitol, originally completed in 1932, was designed by Cass Gilbert, architect of the U.S. Supreme Court building, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The steel-framed structure has brick masonry infill and limestone cladding, topped with an iconic 292-foot gold-leafed dome, designed to be seen from every point of […]

Revitalizing Baltimore’s History: City Hall’s Remodel

Baltimore’s 150-year-old city hall is a stunning landmark and civic representation of the city. Over the years, the Second Empire-style building, clad in locally quarried Cockeysville marble, experienced normal weathering and deterioration, given its age. To preserve the structure, which is one of the oldest working city halls in the country, Baltimore embarked on a […]

Ford Converts Detroit’s Historic Train Depot into a Transportation Hub

Michigan Central Station is making a comeback as a new state-of-the-art hub for Ford Motor. The historic depot is being retrofitted as the site of the latest technological advances in transportation. The grand Beaux Arts style station was a symbol of progress when it opened in 1913. The main waiting room welcomed visitors with marble […]

Reviving Ruins in the Former Flour Milling Capital of the World

Mill City Ruins Restoration

When it opened in 1880, the Washburn A Mill Complex in Minneapolis was the largest and most technologically advanced flour mill in the world. It’s no wonder the National Historic Landmark, now home to a museum and outdoor event space, requires innovative restoration techniques led by experts to preserve it for generations to come.  At […]

Landmark Tribune Tower Transformed Into Residences and Retail Space

Tribune Tower Remodel

Restoring a beloved 97-year-old Chicago landmark is no small feat, especially one famously designed to be the “most beautiful office building in the world.” The exterior of the Chicago Tribune’s former headquarters is known for its flying buttresses and for housing stone fragments of international landmarks ranging from the Berlin Wall to the Colosseum. To ensure the […]

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