The Architectural Conservation Laboratory Projects


The following is a summary of conservation research and praxis projects from 1990 to the present, listed in reverse chronological order.


Holly Tower, Hovenweep National MonumentMore

Southeast Utah
2012-ongoing

Funded by the National Park Service and Colorado Plateau CESU (Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit)

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Gertrude Vanderbuilt Whitney Studio,
New York, New York
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Plaster Ceiling Documentation and Conservation
2010-ongoing


Funded by World Monuments Fund

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Gordion Site Conservation PlanMore

Yassihüyük, Turkey
2006-ongoing

In collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and
Middle Eastern Technical University
Funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Morgan Family Foundation, and Charles Williams

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Soft Vegetative Capping of Exposed Archeological SitesMore

Far View House, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
2008-2010

In collaboration with National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Funded by Colorado Plateau CESU (Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit)

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Conservation of the Great Texaco Road MapMore

New York State Pavilion, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, NY
Fall 2006 - 2008


In collaboration with the New York City Parks Commission
Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Landscape and Monument Conservation ProgramMore

Trinity Cathedral Burial Ground (Phase 3), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2006-2008


In collaboration with Andropogon Associates, Ltd.
Funded by the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Conservation of Earthen Architectural FinishesMore

Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, Colorado
2005-2007

Funded by Save America's Treasures, World Monuments Fund, and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Site Investigation and Analysis: Strawberry HillMore

Twickenham, Middlesex, England
2005-2006

In collaboration with the University of Plymouth, Strawberry Hill Trust and World Monuments Fund
Funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Stone Analysis and Treatment of the Sacrisity Window:
Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo
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San Antonio, TX
1995/2005-2006

Funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Site Survey and Conservation (Phases 1 - 3)

Southampton Historic Cemetery, Southhampton, NY
2004-2005

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Dome and Mural Survey and TreatmentMore

Rosario Chapel, Iglesia San Jose, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2004-2006

In collaboration with The New School of Architecture, Politechnic University of Puerto Rico and
the National Park Service
Funded by World Monuments Fund and Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Masonry Condition Survey (Phases 1 - 3)More

Merchant's Exchange-Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia, PA
2004-2006

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Conservation of Historic Graffiti and Architectural Embellishments

San Juan Fortifications National Historic Site, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2004-2005


Funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Evaluation of Micro-pinning Techniques for Stone Detachment

Victoria (Morse-Libby) Mansion, Portland, ME
2004-2005


Funded by the Getty Grant Program

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Specification Development for Column Masonry RepairMore

Second Bank of the United States-Independence National Historic Park, Philadelphia, PA
2004

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Documentation & Condition Survey of Villa and Gardens

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL
2003-2004


Funded by the Getty Grant Program

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Exterior Masonry Survey and GIS Assessment

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Second Bank of the United States-Independence National Historic Park, Philadelphia, PA

2003-2006

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Documentation and Analysis of Gardens and Structures

The Orto Botanico, Rome, Italy
2002-2003


Funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Exterior Masonry Study: Capilla del Santo Cristo de La Salud

San Juan, Puerto Rico
In collaboration with the Politechnic University of Puerto Rico
2003-2004


Funded by the Getty Grant Program

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Spruce Tree House Masonry ConservationMore

Mesa Verde National Park (Phase 2), Cortez, Colorado
2003

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Cavate Condition Assessment and Pilot Treatment Program

Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos, New Mexico
Summer 2003


Funded by the Getty Grant Program

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GIS Mapping and Tomb Survey

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 New Orleans, Louisiana
2000-2003

Funding for Phases 1 & 2: Louisiana Division for Historic Preservation, Office of Cultural Development
Funding for Phase 3: Save America's Treasures

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Conservation of the Great Hall Plaster Ceiling

Drayton Hall-National Trust for Historic Preservation ,Charleston, South Carolina
2001 - 2002


Funded by the Getty Grant Program

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Conservation of Archaeological Resources

Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos, New Mexico
1999-2000

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Cemetery Conservation Program

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Trinity Cathedral Burying Ground (Phase 2), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2000

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Conservation of Cliff Palace Architectural Surfaces Program
for Archaeological Resources

Mesa Verde National Park (Phase 6), Cortez, Colorado
2000-2002


Funded by Save America’s Treasures and World Monuments Fund

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A Laboratory Test Program for Injection Grouting and Limewater Consolidation

Casa Grande Ruins (Phase 5), Coolidge, Arizona
1999-2001

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Ruins Site Conservation Program

Indian Key - Florida State Parks & Recreation
2000

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Cliff Palace-Conservation of Architectural Surfaces Program
for Archaeological Resources

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Mesa Verde National Park (Phase 5), Cortez, Colorado
1999-2001

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Masonry Conservation Pilot Program for the Ayyubid City Wall

Cairo, Egypt
1991-2000


Funded by Aga Khan Trust for Culture

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Conditions Assessment of the Exterior Masonry of the Second Bank
of the United States

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Independence National Historic Park (Phase 1), Philadelphia, PA (NPS)
1999

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Shelter, Stabilization and Presentation of Building 5

Catalhoyuk, Turkey (Phase 3)
In collaboration with Cambridge University, UK
1999

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Masonry Conservation Pilot Program for the Ayyubid City Wall

Cairo, Egypt
1998-1999


Funded by Aga Khan Trust for Culture

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Condition Survey and Recommendations

Coronado State Monument, Bernalillo, NM
New Mexico State Monuments
1998

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Documentation for the Historic American Buildings Survey

National Park Service, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1998-2003

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Site Conservation Program for Architecture, Murals and Relief Sculpture

Catalhoyuk, Turkey (Phase 2)
In collaboration with Cambridge University, UK
1998

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Chief Tomokie Monument Stabilization

Tomokie State Park (Phase 1), Ormond Beach, Florida
1998

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Cultural Landscape Preservation Plan

Tsankawi, Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos, NM
1997-1998


Funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Documentation for the Historic American Buildings Survey

National Park Service, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1997-2000

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Site Conservation Program for Architecture, Murals and Relief Sculpture

Catalhoyuk , Turkey (Phase 1)
In collaboration with Cambridge University, UK
1997


Funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Inscription Conservation Program

El Morro National Monument (Phase 4), Ramah, NM
1997

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Prehistoric Plaster Conservation (Phase 4): Mug House TreatmentMore

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde, CO
1997

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