Tag Archives: Ohio

A Functioning Roof System is the Key to Architectural Preservation

The Florentine Inn has been standing on West Market Street in Germantown, Ohio for over two hundred years. This longevity is possible for the single reason that a succession of owners managed to keep intact roofing systems for the entire … Continue reading

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Historic Reproduction Cast Iron Stairs

In order to instantly create period historic credibility for a new townhouse development in Columbus, Ohio, Steptoe and Wife, of Toronto furnished nine period, cast iron staircase units featuring an historic design tread. All units were prefabricated in their shop, … Continue reading

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Seeking Plaster Moldmaker for 1912 Church Sanctuary Project.

This circa 1912 church in East Liverpool, Ohio has large plaster features damaged by moisture, see photos, typical. Seeking a solution. Contact Fcc123@att.net. Custom Moldmaking and Ornamental Plaster

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New Spanish Black Slate Roof for Historic Ohio Church

The black Spanish slate from Cupa Pizarras is an excellent replacement for black Pennsylvania slate that you don’t see much anymore, hard and uniform, cuts clean. That must have come in very handy on the St. Mary’s job, on the conical … Continue reading

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Copper Shingles Furnish a Durable Maintenance Solution for a Historic Church Spire

Steeple repair specialists are often faced with the results of long time deferred maintenance and optimistic maintenance and the First Congregational Church in Hudson, Ohio was no different. When CIS Steeplejacks of Litchfield, Ohio inspected the structure, their steeple had been … Continue reading

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Salvaged Ludowici Roof Tile Sets the Standard

Salvaged Ludowici roof tile sets the standard for period replacement roof tile. Ludowici Tile is still produced in their original plant, in southern Ohio, but to get good salvaged tile, we go to Mickey Miller, Sales and Technical Consultant for the … Continue reading

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Let the Project Team Develop Stone Veneer Details

Mike Keifer of Dixie Cut Stone & Marble Company, Inc., a stone fabricator from Bridgeport, Michigan, attributes the success of many ahead-of-schedule stone veneer projects they participate in to the practice of fully involving the entire project team in the … Continue reading

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