State Street Subway

Luke Robinson Custom Casting

State Street Renovation Project – The Red Line Chicago Avenue to Superior, Chicago, Illinois Restoration / December 1996 A 1979 Mall was returned to a vital urban streetscape with the addition of these contextually inspired cast iron Subway Kiosks. Robinson Iron produced 29 structures and 7,000 linear feet of planter railing – all designed by the Chicago office of Skidmore, …

CACC Pavillion

Luke Robinson Custom Casting

Central Alabama Community College Pavillion Alexander City, Alabama Specialty Fabrication / May 2004 As the centerpiece and focal point of the college campus, Robinson Iron utilized their capabilities with water jet metal cutting of aluminum plate to create ornamental brackets for the cast iron and steel columns supporting the pavilion roof. Capping the roof is a richly detailed and complex …

Hecht Garden

Luke Robinson Custom Casting

Hecht Viewing Gardens New York, New York Custom Casting / March 1999 Robinson Iron supplied custom cast iron appointments for these two triangular companion parks in Lower Manhattan. An urn graces the center of one park, while a compass rose is the centerpiece of the other. NYC Parks Department Sean West Sculley School of Architecture, Cooper Union 30 Cooper Square …

Carroll Square

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Carroll Square Washington, DC Spandrel Panel and Entrance Canopy Restoration / May 2006 Associated Builders and Contractors of Metro Washington Excellence in Construction Award Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation Robinson Iron designed and fabricated an entirely new cast aluminum façade as part of this trophy-class project located in the heart of the East End. The complex is at …

Prospect Park Plaza

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Prospect Park Plaza Subway Portal, The Brighton Line, BMT Brooklyn, New York Cast Iron Entry Portal and Panels / 1994 New York Bard Award, Transportation Design Award – The National Endowment for the Arts An estimated 20 tons of cast iron and structural steel create this inviting subway entrance. The architect has established a well-appointed open-air “room” where playful animal …

The Jefferson Hotel

Luke Robinson Custom Casting

The Jefferson Hotel Washington, DC Restoration of hotel canopy / July 2009 Thomas Jefferson Award for Historic Preservation 2004 National Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award 2006 A cantilevered custom cast aluminum canopy by Robinson Iron extends over the newly restored entrance of the Jefferson Hotel. A design motif found in the hotel’s limestone façade inspired the cresting’s wave pattern. …