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The Portland Observatory built in 1807 is the last remaining maritime signal tower in the United States. It is listed as a National Historic Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places. BWW is very happy to be involved in this window reproduction project.
Maine Preservation announced its selection of 2012 honorees for outstanding preservation work in the state throughout 2012, and we were selected among the many talented preservation professionals. Our work on the windows of the Morrill N. Drew House in the west end of Portland was highlighted as outstanding. The house is an original John Calvin Stevens design and the only residential property to be nominated this year.
Go here to learn more about Maine Preservation and the Honor Award recipients.
Greater Portland Landmarks launched 2012 ‘Places in Peril’, a new program designed to bring attention to historically significant properties in Southern Maine that are endangered. GPL is seeking to raise community awareness that these “places in peril” could be lost without action to preserve them. Marc Bagala was pleased to serve as a consultant on the selection committee for this new program.
Our colleague, Alison Hardy, and her window restoration team at Window Woman of New England are featured on this season of This Old House. Episode 6 includes an excellent view of what window restoration really looks like in the shop. Making an appearance with Alison’s team? The Steam Steam Stripper!
Watch it here.