After a recent tour of the rehabilitated Kansas Statehouse, Tom Averill expressed his appreciation for the project and beauty it has restored. "According to the Kansas State Historical Society, the capitol was first designed as a symbol of our pride in overcoming the struggles that led to statehood. We still have much to be proud of, especially the Statehouse. We can boast one of the finest in the United States." Listen to his eloquent commentary as broadcast by Kansas Public Radio.
"An extensive, 13-year makeover has breathed new life into the Kansas Capitol, once referred to as the Sunflower State’s most iconic building." Read more of this editorial about the Kansas Statehouse preservation and restoration published in The Kansas City Star.
Treanor Interiors is proud to be a part of the renovation of Kid Stuff Marketing's new space at North Topeka Industrial Park. Read more about the move in The Topeka Capitol-Journal's article Kid Stuff, Dr Pepper newest tenants at North Topeka Industrial Park.
Whether it’s cleaning and repairing a limestone facade, matching a weathered brick veneer or replacing a terra cotta roof parapet, restoring masonry on a historically significant building is a complicated craft. “It’s not just rocks and bricks,” says Julia Manglitz, AIA, project architect with Treanor Architects Historic Preservation studio. “There are many things to consider, from the fabrication of the stone to installation to construction administration.”
With the right planning, team, and approach, your historic masonry can be restored to its original grandeur. Here’s what you need to consider: read more