Decorative Plaster Replacement
Decorative gypsum plaster is a versatile medium that poses its own set of challenges but can yield highly decorative and enriched interior building surfaces. The decorative and ornamental plaster restoration projects shown here were the result of seismic upgrades and historic tax credit requirements regarding the amount of original material reinstalled.
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San Bernardino County Courthouse
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California
Selective Removal, Restoration, and Reinstallation of Decorative Plaster, Painted Canvas, Porcelain Ceramic Tile, and Natural Stone
Finished in 1926 in a Classic Revival style, the courthouse has served as the judicial center of the county, but needed some intervention if this was to continue.
Seven Grand Building
Los Angeles, LA, California
Replication and Repair of an Existing Decorative Plaster Ceiling Using Mold Techniques
The decorative ceiling over the former Clifton's Cafetera space was in relatively good condtiion given the age of the room and its many uses.
Subway Terminal Building
Los Angeles, L.A., California
Replication and Replacement of Decorative Gypsum Plaster Surfaces.
The Subway Terminal Building was the Grand Central Station of Los Angeles during the heyday of public light-rail transportation. A recent seismic upgrade required the manufacture and replacement of much of the original ceiling.
Blossom Ballroom - Roosevelt Hotel
Hollywood, L.A., California
Repair and Reconfiguration of the Decorative Plaster Ceiling in this Historic Ballroom
The Blossom Ballroom was the site of the very first Academy Awards ceremony and banquet and has been the site of many important social functions for the Industry over the years.