RI State House Plaza and Terrace Restoration

The marble terraces, plazas and monumental stairs surrounding McKim, Mead & White’s imposing Rhode Island State House had suffered from years of water infiltration. Restoring these features involved carefully documenting and disassembling the entire assembly, replacing deteriorated structural elements, incorporating new levels of waterproofing in ways that would not be detectable, and restoring or replacing deteriorated stone and brick. The project was completed in three phases.

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2003 - Providence Preservation Society Public Policy Award
2002 - National Trust for Historic Preservation, Honor Award