James Gordon Bennett Monument
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Design-Build: Conservation Cleaning and Restoration

This was a design-build project for ICR and ICC for the granite conservation, cleaning, and repair.

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• Micro-abrasive cleaning

• Lead wool and lead tee joint repair at roof

• Removed existing mortar & re-pointed all joints

• Repaired and reattached spalled stone

• Removed and replaced existing bird control system with Bird Wire

• Installed repairs at and granite juncture

This project was design-build in nature where ICR carried out a unit-by-unit survey and both laboratory and site testing. This work culminated with a series of potential treatment options. After review of the results and costs of potential options, a final scope of work was chosen and implemented by ICC.