Category Archives: Restoration

Rediscovering Ecclesiastical Symbology: The Search for the Ultimate Self

  The restored ceiling at Grace Church, Brooklyn Throughout history, people have communicated meaning through symbols, especially regarding ecclesiastic images. At the recently renewed Grace Church in Brooklyn Heights, EverGreene designers and conservators worked to restore the historic decoration in … Continue reading

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WPA Murals: The Cultural Importance of Preserving Artwork in Architectural Settings

Most of the world’s great museums strive to strip architectural ornament away, presenting their works in a “white cube,” free from distraction. Murals – especially those in prominent and public buildings – are designed to interact with the viewer and … Continue reading

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Preservation Vs. New Construction: Could NYC “Landmark Away” Its Future?

We’ve worked in hundreds of landmark buildings around New York City and across the country. Restoration for historic buildings is one of EverGreene’s core competencies and much of our work comes as a result of preservationists who fight to keep … 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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Preservation Districts: Strategic & Smart

Recently, the Wall Street Journal declared Michael Bloomberg the “Mayor of Preservation,” because his administration has created and expanded 41 historic districts throughout the city, which is more than his predecessors. While critics argue that some of the Landmarks Preservation … Continue reading

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American Museum Of Natural History Mural Conservation: by Forrest Filler

A Personal Perspective and a Fantastic Project: The Restoration of the MacKay Murals at the American Museum of Natural History. by Conservation Foremen, Forrest Filler. The American Museum of Natural History in New York City has so many amazing murals, but … Continue reading

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Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office Rediscovered

EverGreene has just begun work to restore the Clara Barton Missing Soldier’s Office, which has been unoccupied the past 100 years.

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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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