Link

Natatorium_DSC00661_crDonnaL.Ching_

Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial

Definitely want to go on this jobwalk, very excited to see this project restored and honoring our veterans!

Scaffolding is going up at Bovard Auditorium

Image

Scaffolding is going up at Bovard Auditorium

Masonry restoration work will start Tuesday, thank you CSI!

Cast stone mockups at USC

Image

Cast stone mockups at USC

Masons working on a repair mockup early in the morning at the historic Bovard Auditorium at University of Southern California. The cast stone window sills are suffering from some pretty severe iron jacking.  The interior auditorium underwent an extensive renovation about 10 years ago, and we’ll be starting the exterior masonry restoration in less than 2 weeks!

#TBT: Bradbury Building

Image

#TBT: Bradbury Building

Where were you 23 years ago? We were busy restoring the Bradbury Building (which had been recently purchased by Ira Yellin), one of KC Restoration’s first projects. Its understated exterior houses one of the city’s most beautiful commercial spaces. The building is listed on the National Register, is a National Landmark, and an LA Monument.

We worked with architect Brenda Levin, and our work on the building included recreation and replacement of exterior deteriorated sandstone, fabrication of decorative metal stairway panels, recreation of custom bronze door hardware, fabrication of decorative elevator gate, restoration of glass ceiling over the atrium and complete stripping and refinishing of all woodwork including doors, windows, railings, and moldings.