LocationSecond Bank, Philadelphia, PA
ClientNational Park Service
Dates11/2021 - 05/2023
Scope Of WorkReplacement of copper roof assembly, repair of associated framing/sheathing, replace 40-foot section of roof beam with steel beam, repair, repointing and rehabilitation of the marble walls, replacement of wood window sashes and trim, replacement of wood doors, install heat trace cable system, install lightning protection system, and restore select interior plaster locations.
Built between 1819 and 1824, The Second Bank of the United States is an example of Greek Revival architecture designed by William Strickland. The Second Bank was modeled after the Parthenon in Greece. Today, the bank is home to an extraordinary portrait gallery of revolutionary heroes and federal statesman of the 18th century.
The scope of services Stone & Lime provided include; the replacement of the copper roof (including associated elements, such as flashings, pipe drains, gutters and downspouts), replacement 40-foot section of ridge beam, the preservation and repair of the exterior marble masonry walls (cleaning, conservation and stabilization where needed), replacement of sashes for 51 wood windows, replace 5 wood doors, and restore plaster ceiling and walls in select locations.