Historical Material Maintenance

Gaithersburg HDC recognizes smokehouse restoration with historic preservation award

Excerpt from the Gaithersburg Patch: On May 24, the Gaithersburg Historic District Commission presented a Historic Preservation Award to Hank Handler, Vice President of Oak Grove Restoration Company, recognizing the company’s efforts to restore the smokehouse at Summit Hall Farm at Bohrer Park. The award was given as part of Historic Preservation Month, an annual [...]

By | 2017-07-03T09:13:24+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Community Outreach & Education, Gaithersburg, Good News, Historical Material Maintenance|Comments Off on Gaithersburg HDC recognizes smokehouse restoration with historic preservation award

Oct 29, Cleaning Historic Masonry: Methods and Rationale

Cleaning Historic Masonry: Methods and Rationale October 29, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Simpson Gumpertz & Heger 1828 L Street NW, Suite 950 Washington, DC 20036 Join APT DC for a presentation on methods of cleaning historic masonry. This lecture, hosted by SGH, is being presented by Elena Charola, a research scientist for the [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:52:02+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Historical Material Maintenance, Partner Organizations, Training|Comments Off on Oct 29, Cleaning Historic Masonry: Methods and Rationale

Oct 31: Historic Window Repair Seminar, Cambridge, MD

Historic Window Repair Seminar Oct. 31, 2015, 9 AM-5 PM Ruark Boatworks of the Richardson Museum 103 Hayward St., Cambridge, MD 21613   Mr. David Gibney of Window Restoration Specialists will lead FREE a one-day-only window restoration workshop. Find out how to: Restore and repair window frames, sashes and sills Re-rope upper and lower sashes Make your windows air tight and energy efficient The pros and cons of storm windows Space [...]

By | 2017-01-04T14:29:24+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Cambridge, Historical Material Maintenance, Sustainable/Green Technologies, Training|Comments Off on Oct 31: Historic Window Repair Seminar, Cambridge, MD