Saturday, August 25, 2012

Preservation consulting and project management you can trust

About Olde Mohawk Masonry & Historic Restoration

Mission Statement

It is the goal of Olde Mohawk Masonry & Historic Restoration, its owner, employees and consultants, to provide prompt, competent, ethical, thorough, and appropriate services to its clients. Anything less than attainment of this goal is unacceptable. All practices and methodologies employed are in strict compliance with guidelines set forth by the Secretary of the Interior. On a municipal level, many communities maintain a level of vigilance specific to buildings in historic neighborhoods. Working with historic homeowners and the stewards of landmark structures within these communities, Olde Mohawk Masonry & Historic Restoration is committed to preserving the fabric that defines the heritage of the region’s built environment.

·         Devise strategies for the adaptive re-use of historic structures
·         Assess the condition of the envelope and specify work in an historically appropriate manner
·         Develop RFQ's, bid packages and engineered estimates of cost
·         Perform due diligence investigations, screening potential contractors
·         Supervise and manage projects, or act as the owner's rep
·         Act as liaison to federal, state and municipal agencies and commissions
·         Advise institutions and organizations in all manner of preservation issues

·       ·         Historic Structure Reports and Building Conditions Assessments
·         Preservation Planning, Building Surveys and NRHP Nominations
·         Architectural Materials Testing and Analysis
·         Brick and Stone Masonry Preservation and Cleaning
·         Slate, Clay Tile and Cedar Shingle Roofing
·         Sheet Metalwork including Copper Detail Fabrication
·         Low Slope, TPO, Modified Bitumen, and EPDM Roofing
·         Built-In, Box and Yankee-Style Gutters
·         Structural Repair of Foundations, Steel and Timber Framework
·         Historic Woodwork Replication and Restoration

Professional Memberships and Associations

·         Traditional Roofing Network
·         Preservation Massachusetts
·         National Slate Association
·         Slate Roofing Contractors' Association
·         Building Industry Employers Association (NYS)
·         Eastern Contractors Association of New York
·         Preservation League of New York State
·         Historic New England
·         National Trust for Historic Preservation
·         Corporate Sponsor, Slate Valley Museum

Partial Project and Client List

NY State Armory, Hudson, NY: historic structure report and NRHP registration

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Hoosick Falls, NY:  envelope conditions assessment

President Chester A. Arthur gravesite, Albany Rural Cemetery, NY: conditions assessment

First Congregational Church, Hyde Park, MA:  envelope conditions assessment

Trustee’s Office & Store, Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, MA:  building survey, exterior conditions and architectural materials testing

Slate Crypts at the Old Salem Burying Ground, Salem, NY:  conditions assessment and architectural materials testing

Malcolm X – Ella Collins-Little House, Roxbury, MA:  envelope conditions assessment

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Cambridge, MA:  roof conditions assessment

Amherst Town Hall, Amherst, MA:  roof conditions assessment

Mt. Hood Tower, Melrose, MA:  exterior/masonry conditions assessment

Kellogg Terrace, Great Barrington, MA:  conditions assessment and documentation of structural/mechanical systems

Tremont Temple Baptist Church, Boston, MA:  envelope conditions assessment

Putnam High School, Springfield, MA:  envelope conditions assessment

Trinity Church, Melrose, MA:  envelope conditions assessment

Anna Clapp-Harris House, Boston MA:  envelope conditions assessment and documentation of structural systems

Perley School, Georgetown, MA:  roof conditions assessment

High Service Station at Chestnut Hill Reservoir, Brookline, MA:  assessment of envelope conditions and interior moisture issues

Grace Episcopal Church, Medford, MA:  architectural materials testing

St. George’s Episcopal Church, Schenectady, NY:  steeple conditions assessment

Harry F. Sinclair House, New York, NY:  roof conditions assessment

James Bailey House, New York NY:  roof conditions assessment

Saratoga Visitors Center, Saratoga Springs, NY:  roof conditions assessment

Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook ME:  envelope conditions assessment

Belcourt, Newport, RI:  roof conditions assessment

Jan van Mabie Historic Site, Rotterdam Junction, NY:  conditions assessment, architectural materials testing and building surveys

First Presbyterian Church, Troy, NY:  envelope conditions assessment

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