Restoration

Foundation Reconstruction and Repairs

Foundation Reconstruction and Repairs

Time and construction often take their toll on buildings. Older buildings often cannot handle modern construction or elements and need to be repaired or reinforced. Vault and foundation reconstruction is a procedure that has the potential to be very costly. Some buildings require to be reinforced rather than be totally reconstructed, but this is not always the case. Many reasons surround the...

Historic Building Restoration: The Benefits Go Beyond Preservation

Historic Building Restoration: The Benefits Go Beyond Preservation

New York City is one of the most important historic and cultural cities in the United States. Home to some of the greatest architectural treasures in the country, it can be difficult to decide if you need new construction altogether, or restoration of a previously used building. Which option is most beneficial? According to the U.S. Secretary of Interior, "restoration is said...

Benefits of Historic Building Preservation

Benefits of Historic Building Preservation

Many may wonder why anyone would choose historic building preservation over building something brand new. Historic building restoration provides many benefits to a community and preserves a link to the past. Preserving historic buildings can also prevent urban sprawl in many communities, as restoring existing buildings may eliminate the need to build something new. Preservation is also an eco-friendly option. It...

Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre Will Reopen in All Its Glory February 3

Zoe Rosenberg reports for Curbed: Behold, Brooklyn's Magnificently Restored Kings Theatre. Two years ago to the day that the city embarked on a $94 million restoration of the Loew's Kings Theatre in Flatbush, the institution reopened its doors and reclaimed its standing as Brooklyn's largest theater. The restoration was painstaking: when it began in 2013, the theater had already been sitting vacant for four decades,...