Category Archives: Decorative Finishing

Catalogue Vs. Custom: 3 Things to remember about choosing ornamental plaster molding

Simply stated, ornamental plaster molding is used to manipulate light and shadow. It can create depth and give the eye something to follow. Over time, molding and ornament has developed its own language . Traditionally, classical ornament was created to … Continue reading

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Creating an American Renaissance: Theaters and LHAT

Theaters are the epicenter of culture for American cities and towns. From Hamlet to Star Trek; Stravinsky to Gershwin we flock to theaters to be entertained by plays, movies, music and dance. Theaters enrich us personally and they enrich our … Continue reading

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Richard Rodgers Restoration: Exhuming a Lost Proscenium

EverGreene is appearing on Broadway…once again . We’re providing restoration and conservation services for the Nederlander Organization on the Richard Rodgers Theater, 226 West 46th Street in Times Square. The Theater is distinguished as housing the most number of Tony-award winning … Continue reading

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How Gold Leaf is Made

Founded in 1820, Giusto Manetti Battiloro is one of Florence’s oldest businesses still in operation. They manufacture gold leaf, and this video gives you an idea of how it’s done. This summer we’re gilding the exterior of the newly reconstructed dome at … Continue reading

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Loew’s Kings Theatre Restoration Project

It may look like the set of an apocalypse film now, but the Loew’s Kings Theatre will be one of New York’s most prized theaters once again. After 5 years of planning, EverGreene is now starting some major work to … Continue reading

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What Makes A Sacred Space?

These new murals & decoration designed and painted by EverGreene for St. Paul the Apostle in Westerville, OH portrays a representation of the Heavenly Crucifixion, the Holy City of Jerusalem, communion of new and old world saints, and the perfected garden. At EverGreene, we are … Continue reading

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Saenger Theatre: Restorative Painting Time Lapse

Check out this time lapse video of EverGreene painters hard at work! EverGreene began an on-site historical finishes investigation at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans back in 2006 to determine the original historic finishes scheme after Hurricane Katrina left this … Continue reading

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Painting Decoration in the Illinois State Capitol

We’re restoring the interior of the West Wing of the Illinois State Capitol. We did a variety of exposure windows on the corridor ceiling and discovered a range of decorative painting. We then made tracings of the decorative paint, and … Continue reading

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Restoring Ornamental Plaster on an Historic Lobby Ceiling

EverGreene has spent the past five months stripping paint coatings and repairing plaster cracks and uneven surfaces in the incredibly elaborate lobby of an historic residential building on Central Park West. The lobby was repainted multiple times since it was … Continue reading

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Painting the Finishing Touches on the New York State Assembly Stairwell

EverGreene is wrapping up a major milestone at the New York State Capitol: we’re putting the finishing touches on the 5th floor level of the NY State Assembly staircase. EverGreene had completed the lower areas several years ago, so we … Continue reading

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