St. Joseph Historical Exterior Restoration
Historical restoration of all exterior elements. This included scaffolding the entire outside of the church, tuckpoint of all masonry mortar joints, select replacement of brick units. Removal of failing sandstone masonry bands and replacing with pre-cast sandstone units. The sandstone replacement work included taking molds of the existing stone units for replication of them. Reworked all sealants and painted areas. Refinished crosses with gold-leaf finish. Restored decorative sheet metal roof accessories. KBS provided pre-construction services and was the Construction Manager. Architect: Shaughnessy, Finkel & Scott.
KBS worked with the project team, building committee, and design team to comply with historical requirements, record keeping, and to research and provide mock-up materials and products for selections of historical components.