Jefferson Penn Square

Luke Robinson Restoration

The Jefferson at Penn Quarter Washington, DC Façade Restoration / April 2004 This important building in our nation’s capital housed Clara Barton’s offices during the Civil War. The preservation and restoration of the structure involved removal of the façade, cataloging and replication of missing components. A new steel support armature was engineered, fabricated and installed to hold the restored cast …

Baltimore Basilica

Luke Robinson Restoration

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Baltimore, Maryland Perimeter Fencing Restoration / September 2006 Winner of 2009 Institute of Honor Award for Architecture – AIA Restoration of Henry Benjamin Latrobe’s cathedral masterpiece involved the cataloging, removal, restoration and installation of the restored gates and perimeter fence. Robinson Iron’s crews removed the fence and …

101 Spring Street

Luke Robinson Restoration

Donald Judd Museum and Studio 101 Spring Street New York City, New York Facade Restoration / January 2013 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award 2013 Restoration of the mid nineteenth century cast iron facade involved the cataloging, removal, restoration and re-installation of restored materials. The two sided, five story, 1870 façade at this address is attributed to Nicholas Whyte, architect. Its …

Vulcan

Luke Robinson Restoration

Vulcan Birmingham, AL Restoration of Monumental Cast Iron Sculpture / June 2003 Thomas Jefferson Award for Historic Preservation 2004 National Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award 2006 Cast in 1904 from local foundries, Vulcan glorified Birmingham. Alabama, the South’s leading industrial center in the 1900s. At 56 feet in height, Vulcan is the tallest freestanding cast iron sculpture in the …

Bartholdi Fountain

Luke Robinson Restoration

Photo credit: Valerie Brown Bartholdi Fountain & Basin Lighting Bartholdi Park, Washington, DC Restoration & Replication  / May 2011 The Bartholdi Fountain named in honor of its creator, Frederick Auguste Bartholdi, is located in Washington, DC southwest of the Capitol Building, across Independence Ave. from the U.S. Botanic Garden. It is the centerpiece of Bartholdi Park, a triangular island between …