Victoria Balcony Ceiling Restoration

Work in progress: I started painting the recently restored ornamental plaster ceiling at the former Victoria Theater, dating back to 1917. The plaster ceilings were restored by ASR and I started painting one section at a time. To match the original color scheme the entire surface is basecoated medium brown, on top of which theContinue reading “Victoria Balcony Ceiling Restoration”

Woolworth Building Restoration

YVStudio just finished restoring the elevator doors on the 5th floor of the iconic Woolworth Building. Built in 1912 this National Historic Landmark is still one of the 30 tallest buildings in New York. It was designed in the neo-Gothic style by architect Cass Gilbert, who was also responsible for the United States Supreme Court building. In recentContinue reading “Woolworth Building Restoration”