NY Metro Chapter: The Vermont Marble Company and the Rise of the American Marble Industry

The Vermont Marble Company

The Rise of the American Marble Industry

Date:         Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time:         6:00 to 8:00 pm

Speaker:   Professor Frank Matero, University of Pennsylvania

Location:  Nemo Tile & Stone, 48 East 21St Street, New York, NY 10010

 

The restoration and conservation of historic structures represent a major and growing component of the architectural and construction industry. This session will offer an overview of American marble utilizing the newly acquired archives and stone collection of the Vermont Marble Company. Aesthetic and technical issues will be discussed as they pertain to the understanding required for conservation practice.

Program Topics:

  • The history of architectural stone in the United States
  • American marble and the Vermont Marble Company Archives
  • Issues of deterioration and conservation treatments

Registration Fees:

NY Metro Chapter Participant:  $25     
Non-NY Metro Chapter Partipant:  $50
Architects and Designers:  Complimentary
 

 

 

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