Bow Bridge Urns

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Bow Bridge Urns Central Park, New York, NY Replication & Restoration / March 2009 Designed by Central Park co-designer Calvert Vaux and his assistant Jacob Wrey Mould, Bow Bridge is the second-oldest cast-iron bridge in the United States. Restoration included replacing eight 3.5 foot cast iron urns that were removed nearly 100 years earlier. Robinson Iron’s skilled craftsmen used historic images …

Old Red Court House

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Old Red Court House Dallas, Texas Custom Casting / November 2006 Citation Award – AIA The John Neely Bryan Award Construction on Old Red Courthouse originally began in March of 1890. Designed in the Richardson Romanesque style by M. A. Orlopp to serve the city of Dallas, Texas, by 1920 the two prominent features of the structure (a bell tower …

Astor Place Kiosk

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Astor Place Kiosk New York, New York 
Cast Iron Replica of Historic Transit Station / April 1985 Working only with historic photographic images, Robinson Iron’s craftsmen designed the steel armature; detailed and sculpted ornamentation; cast and fabricated materials for the production of a replica of Heins & Lafarge’s 1904 transit kiosk. A significant application of Robinson Iron’s capabilities was the …

Grand Central Station

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The Vanderbilt Canopy at Grand Central Station New York, New York Extension of Historic Entrance Canopy / 1998 As part of a master plan for Grand Central Station Robinson Iron was tasked to replicate the original Industrial Age ironwork – extending the historic landmark’s corner entry at 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue. New York City Transit Authority Beyer Blinder Belle …

Raffles Hotel

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Raffles Hotel Singapore Restoration of Monumental Cast Iron Sculpture / June 2003 As Robinson Iron’s first international project, the restoration of ironwork on the 1887 Raffles Hotel located on the island nation of Singapore, required extensive rendering of the ornament, sculpting clay originals and developing detail drawings. The only existing original ironwork remaining was a fragment of railing embedded in …