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The Story of a Loving Historic Restoration - Henry Street Settlement

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20 WEST 44th Street (BETWEEN 5th AND 6th AVENUES), New York City

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The restoration of historic ironwork on 3 Federal style buildings - a rare opportunity to explore how pre-Civil War ironwork was constructed

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Landmark Lecture

Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30 p.m.

Rachel Miller and Timothy Miller, Co-Owners of Spirit Ironworks, Henry St Settlement - Story of a Loving RestorationPresented in Partnership with the New York Landmarks Conservancy

Rachel Miller and Timothy Miller will discuss the ironwork restoration of one of New York City’s most beloved, and historically significant social services agencies, Henry Street Settlement. This talk will explore the processes involved in restoring historic ironwork on three Federal style buildings. The project was a rare opportunity to explore how pre-Civil War ironwork was constructed. They will also describe how the restoration process incorporated many traditional metalworking techniques such as; forging genuine wrought iron, tool and die making and replicating cast iron elements. They will also touch upon some of the partners that made the project possible including: Li/Saltzman Architects, Henry St. Settlement, The New York Landmarks Conservancy, and NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission. For more information on Spirit Ironworks, please click here

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20 WEST 44th Street (BETWEEN 5th AND 6th AVENUES), New York City

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