Stone and Lime Historic Restoration Services | PROJECTS

MISSION SAN JOSE CONVENTO
REHABILITATION OF INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR MASONRY WALLS - SAN ANTONIO, TX

  • Location
    Mission San Jose Convento San Antonio, TX
  • Client
    National Park Service: Intermountain Region, Santa Fe Major Acquisition Buying Office
  • Dates
    11/2019 – 07/2020
  • Scope Of Work
    Stabilize and/or repair walls; add or replace mortar caps to preserve masonry (stone) work and historic plasters; repointing masonry (stone) walls; cleaning and preservation of historic plasters, including scratch coat; removal (cleaning) of biological growth as needed

PROJECT SUMMARY

Stone & Lime Masonry Restoration Services was awarded the rehabilitation of the interior and exterior masonry walls at the Mission San Jose Convento in San Antonio, Texas. This project will include all or selected elements of the following work at the Mission San Jose Convento ruins: Stabilizing and/or repairing walls; adding or replacing mortar caps to preserve masonry (stone) work and historic plasters; repointing masonry (stone) walls; cleaning and preservation of historic plasters, including scratch coat; and the removal (cleaning) of biological growth as needed to support the work.

HISTORIC CONTEXT

Constructed between 1768 and 1782, The Mission San Jose Convento is part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The Park consists of four historic mission complexes built in the modern-day San Antonio area by the Spanish in the early 1700s. Known as the “Queen of the Missions,” this is the largest of the historic missions. The Convento is located at the North end of the Mission San Jose compound, directly adjacent to, and East of, the Church. Along with The Alamo and Mission Concepcion, it is one of five missions in San Antonio designated a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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