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Conservation Assessments

Hopi house-building, Old Oraibi, Third Mesa, Hopi Nation, Arizona. (Photograph: California Historical Society, Title Insurance and Trust Photo Collection, Department of Special Collections, University of Southern California Library. Archives #1251. Dace Taube, curator.)

Coggeshall Farm & Museum, Bristol, Rhode Island. CAP conservation assessment. Funded by Heritage Preservation (formerly the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property), 2008.

Governor Henry Lippitt House, Providence, Rhode Island, for Preserve Rhode Island. Historic Structure Report development, 2007 to 2008.

Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island. CAP conservation assessment for the John Brown House and the RIHS Library. Funded by Heritage Preservation (formerly the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property), 2007.

General Conservation Survey, Preservation Society of Newport County, and funded by a Conservation Project Support grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), 2002 to 2003.

Harwich Historical Society, Harwich, Massachusetts. Funded by Heritage Preservation (formerly the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property), 1999.

Sharon Historical Society, Sharon, Connecticut. Funded by Heritage Preservation (formerly the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property), 1999.

Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden, Woodbury, Connecticut. Funded by Heritage Preservation (formerly the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property), 1999.

Clan House Restoration, Hopi Reservation, Arizona. Architectural conservation consulting, project manager for the Hopi Foundation: Lomasumi'nangwtukwsiwmani. Funding provided in part by the Anschutz Family Foundation, Brooke Astor, Hearst Foundation, the Arizona Heritage Fund, Laurance S. Rockefelle, and Andy Warhol Foundation, 1989 to 2001.

Rockefeller Mansion: Masonry Conservation Assessment, Woodstock, Vermont. Prepared for Laurance and Mary Rockefeller, 1995 to 1996.

Children's Museum of Rhode Island: NIC Architectural Conservation Assessment, Providence, Rhode Island. Funded by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property, 1996.

The Winchester Historical Society: NIC Architectural Conservation Assessment, Winsted, Connecticut. Funded by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property, 1995.

Torrington Historical Society:
NIC Architectural Conservation Assessment, Torrington, Connecticut. Prepared for the Torrington Historical Society. Funded by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property, 1995.

Hyland House, Guilford, Connecticut. Architectural conservation assessment for the Dorothy Whitfield Historic Society. Funded by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property, 1994.

Little Compton Historical Society,
Little Compton, Rhode Island. Architectural Conservation Assessment funded by the Rhode Island Foundation, 1994.

Newport Historical Society, Newport, Rhode Island. Architectural conservation assessment of the Great Friends Meeting House, the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, the Seventh Day Adventist Meeting House, and the Museum through an Institute of Museum Services Project Support grant, 1994.

Paul Revere House and Moses Pierce-Hichborn House, Boston, Massachusetts. Architectural conservation assessment for the Paul Revere Memorial Association. Funded by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property, 1993.

Snow Clan House Restoration, Shungopavi, Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation, Arizona. Architectural conservation consulting, project manager for the Hopi Foundation: Lomasumi'nangwtukwsiwmani. Funding provided by the Anschutz Family Foundation, the Eva Gebhard-Gourgaud Foundation, the Arizona Heritage Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., the Frost Foundation and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, 1989 to 1993.

Lloyd Center for Environmental Studies, South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Architectural conservation assessment. Funded by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property, 1993.

New Hampshire Farm Museum, Milton, New Hampshire. Architectural conservation assessment. Funded by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property, 1991.

Farm Manager's House Restoration. Billings Farm and Museum, Woodstock, Vermont. Architectural conservation services. Funded by the Woodstock Foundation, 1986 to 1988. Recipient of an Award of Merit from the American Association of State and Local History.

Peter Jay House. Rye, New York. Existing conditions analysis and DEIS testimony for Friends of the Peter Jay House, Inc., 1986 to 1987.

Ralph Hascall House. Essex Community Heritage Organization, Essex, New York. Conditions analysis. Funded, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts, 1986.

Warren House Restoration. Middlebury, Vermont. Architectural conservation work for Housejoiners, Ltd. Project was recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Historic Preservation Award, 1983 to 1984.

Woodstock Foundation. Woodstock, Vermont. Conservation services, as required, on restoration projects including: One The Green, Five The Green, Ross House, Bailey House, Richardson House, Lord House, Rockefeller Mansion, Woodstock Inn and Resorts, 1983 to 1988.

Claremont Historic District Commission. Claremont, New Hampshire. Year-long lecture series and architectural conservation services. Funded, in part, by the Consultant Services Grant Program, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1980 to 1981.

Vermont Housing and Finance Agency. Burlington, Vermont. Review of VHFA-funded projects, 1980 to 1981.

Finishes Analysis

Manton Avenue Bridge: Finishes Analysis, Providence, Rhode Island. Prepared for Pare Engineering, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. 1998-1999.

Woonasquatucket River Bridge: Masonry Documentation and Analysis, Smithfield, Rhode Island. Prepared for Pare Engineering, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. 1995.

William Howard House: Finishes Analysis, Ipswich, Massachusetts. Prepared for Dr. Thomas Schutte. 1993, 1995.

Woonsocket Railroad Station: Finishes Analysis, Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Prepared for Clifford Renshaw Architects, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. 1995.

Kingston Railroad Station: Finishes Analysis, Kingston, Rhode Island. Prepared for Frederic R. Harris, Inc., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical PreservationCommission. 1995.

Westerly Railroad Station: Finishes Analysis, Westerly, Rhode Island. Prepared for William D. Warner, Architects and Planners, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. 1994.

Point Steet Bridge, Providence, Rhode Island. Finishes analysis for Parsons DeLew, East Hartford, Connecticut, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. 1994.

Newport Casino, Newport, Rhode Island. Finishes analysis and research for the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Winter 1993, Winter 1994 (interior).

Court Street Bridge, Cumberland, Rhode Island. Finishes analysis for Pare Engineering, Lincoln, Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. Spring 1994.

White Rock Bridge, Westerly, Rhode Island and Stonington, Connecticut. Finishes analysis for Parsons DeLew, East Hartford, Connecticut, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. Summer 1993. William Vernon House, Newport, Rhode Island. Finishes analysis for The Preservation Cooperative, Ltd. and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. (Reference: Roth, Eric. "Model of Restraint," in Historic Preservation, January/February 1993.)

The Albion Bridge and the Albion Trench Bridge, Lincoln and Cumberland, Rhode Island. Finishes analysis for Gordon Archibald, Inc., Professional Engineers, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission. Summer 1992.

Wilbur Kelley House, Lincoln, Rhode Island. Finishes analysis for the Parks Association of Rhode Island. Winter 1992.

Charles Looff Carousel, Cresent Park, East Providence, Rhode Island. Finishes analysis for Extrados Architects, Ltd. Winter 1992.

General Nathanael Greene Homestead, Coventry, Rhode Island. Interior Finishes Analysis for the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission, Fall 1990.

Lorenzo, Cazenovia, New York. Finishes analysis for the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. 1988 to 1989.

William Miller House, Adventist Historic Properties, Inc., Hampton, New York. Finishes analysis for Crawford & Stearns, Architects and Preservation Planners, Syracuse, New York. 1988 to 1990.

The Octagon House, Camillus Historical Society, Camillus, New York. Finishes analysis for Crawford & Stearns, Syracuse, New York. 1988.

Campbell-Whittlesey House, The Landmark Society of Western New York, Rochester, New York. Interior finishes analysis. Funded, in part, by the Institute of Museum Services. 1987 to 1988.

Flynn Theatre. Flynn Theatre for the Performing Arts, Inc., Burlington, Vermont. Project team member and finishes analysis consultant. Funded, in part, by the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation. 1980 to 1984.

Congregational Church. Provincetown, Massachusetts. Restoration of trompe l'oeil wall paintings with the Norman Weiss, Historic Preservation Program, Columbia University. Restoration team member. 1979.

Old Albuquerque Public Library. Albuquerque, New Mexico. Restoration of Gustave Baumann murals for George Pearl, FAIA, Architect. 1978.

Masonry Conservation

Hopi Clan Houses, Hopi Nation, Arizona. Masonry conservation of clan houses in villages on all three Hopi mesas, Hopi Foundation: Lomasumi'nangwtukwsiwmani, 1989-1999.

72 Prospect Street: Brownstone Assessment, Providence, Rhode Island. Prepared for Steven Lerner, AIA, Lerner Associates. 1994.

Victoria Society of Maine, Portland, Maine. Masonry conservation for the Morse-Libby Mansion. Spring 1991.

Grace Episcopal Church, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Masonry conservation consulting for Design & Conservation, Inc. 1989 to 1990.

United State Customs House. New York, New York. Masonry consulting for Consulting Service Group, Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. 1981.

Morse-Libby Mansion. Portland, Maine. Masonry consulting services for Consulting Services Group, Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. 1980