Restoring a Gilded Age Icon

From JPCL, August 2016

By Pamela Jerome, Carl Rothbart and Rose Scott Long,
Architectural Preservation Studio, PC

The Breakers (1895) is the “crown jewel” of the historic Great House museums owned by the Preservation Society of Newport County. A series of restoration projects aim to repair damage from exposure and recapture the building’s original appearance....


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Tagged categories: Building facades; Documentation; flashing; Historic Preservation; Historic Structures; Maintenance + Renovation; Masonry; Masonry waterproofing; Preservation Society of Newport County; Restoration; Waterproofing membranes

Comment from Catherine Brooks of Eco-Strip, (8/12/2016, 4:19 PM)

It's great to see that ALL the 352 windows and 39 glazed doors were restored and not replaced.


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