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

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