Brick Rehabilitation Projects
Brick is so common a building material as to be easily overlooked in the survey of historic building materials, but it is so ubiquitous that to ignore it would be misleading. The following brick restoration and repair projects are representative of the issues we face when dealing with this widely used material.
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Restoration of a Brick Facade from early Los Angeles History
Built in the early years of the building boom in Los Angeles that propelled a young city to more established and refined conditions. the Boyle Hotel was one of the first luxury hotels in the growing town of Los Angeles
El Segundo High School
El Segundo, Los Angeles, California
Repair and Restoration of Brick and Cast Stone Window Surrounds Over Rusted Steel Structural Elements
El Segundo H.S. served as the setting for a famous scene with James Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause" but had endured some damage in the intervening years.
Barstow Train Station
Barstow, San Bernardino, California
Removal, Restoration and Reassembly of Brick and Cast Stone; Seismic Upgrade
The Santa Fe Depot in Barstow required careful selective removal and reinstallation of the brick and cast stone towers due to earthquake damage.
Los Angeles, L.A., California
Brick Cleaning, Selective Removal, Repointing, Repairs and Installation
This former shoe polish factory had the good bones for an adaptive re-use as a clean, well-lighted place for architecture and design.