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Location: New York City
Types of work: Copper roof system replacement, interior restoration of smoke damaged tile, masonry restoration, stone restoration

Details:
2004-2007: Four year interior fire cleaning project using Arte-Mundit latex poultice system from Belgium. Over one-million square feet of surfaces, including limestone, granite, brick and Akoustolith tile were cleaned. System involved spraying latex rubber on surfaces and, after drying, peeling off the latex along with the dirt and fire soot. In addition, Nicholson & Galloway performed extensive restoration and low-pressure grouting of massive Guastavino vaults.

2008: Replacement of sixteen thousand square foot batten-seam copper roof including new gutters, plywood deck, wood battens, and all new red copper.

Construction Manager: J.S. Mitchell & Sons, Inc.
Architect: Polshek Architects
Engineer: Robert Silman & Associates
General Restoration Contractor: Nicholson & Galloway Inc.
Roofing Consultant: James R. Gainfort AIA
Conservation Consultant: Building Conservation Associates

   
  Nicholson & Galloway, Inc.  •  261 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, NY 11545  •  (516) 671-3900  •  (212) 685-6677
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