LocationEaston Building, Boston, MA
ClientNational Park Service
Dates01/03/2022 - 03/04/2024
Scope Of WorkReplacing steam heating system and emergency generator; install new light fixtures; repair finishes throughout building; removal, restoration, reinstallation of granite cladding stones; repair steel backup for masonry façade; repointing mortar joints; cleaning masonry façade; repair steel columns and beams; window restoration; replacement of sidewalk.
Stone & Lime Historic Restoration Services was awarded the restoration of the Easton Building, located in Boston, MA. The 11-story structure, designed by Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge, was constructed in 1902. This historic building is an example of early Beaux Arts skyscraper design. Interior work includes replacing the existing steam heating system; replacing the existing emergency generator; installing new light fixtures; and repair of finishes throughout the building.
Exterior work includes the removal, restoration and reinstallation of 60% of the granite cladding stones; repair of the steel backup for the masonry façade and framing system; repointing mortar joints; and cleaning the masonry façade. Additional exterior work includes repairs to steel columns and beams in deteriorated conditions; window restoration; and replacement of the sidewalk along Devonshire Street, including the replacement of the steel support structure over the basement vault.