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graceland

 

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  "Graceland" Museum    

  Circa 1850··Greek Revival··Mexico, MO

duration

  13 Week Project

scope of work

  Extensive exterior preservation/rehabilitation.

  Reconstruction built-in gutters, widow's walk flat seam

  metal work, chimney reconstruction, porch stabilization,

  all windows removed/rebuilt/refit, apron frames, jambs

  rebuilt, utilities removed and buried, structural

  stabilization includes foundation repair, repointing, 

  underpining, new system of post, pier, and beam, 

  shoring/bracing for sill plate replacement, 

  reattachment. Painting, new wood shingle roof, millwork

  reconstruction.

 

 

 

 

front porch prior to rehabilitation

front porch during rehabilitation

FRONT PORCH AFTER REHABILITATION

millwork and siding before restoration

millwork and siding after restoration

paint finishes are combination of several different eras determined through paint analysis

woodwork preservation/restoration

new shingle roof

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