Our vertical and inclined platform wheelchair lifts and LULA passenger elevators are ideal for providing accessibility for mobility impaired persons into existing historic and downtown buildings. They take up a much smaller footprint within the building, fit within minimal pit depth and limited overhead clearances and pirate on single phase power.
Our vertical and inclined platform wheelchair lifts and LULA passenger elevators are ideal for providing accessibility for mobility impaired persons into existing historic and downtown buildings. They take up a much smaller footprint within the building, fit within minimal pit depth and limited overhead clearances and operate on single phase power.
Allied Window, Inc. manufactures custom "invisible" storm windows to address energy loss, sound reduction, aesthetics, sash protection and security. Interior or exterior, with fixed or operable units are available. Custom colors, special shapes and special glass are all routine. We specialize in residential, commercial and historic buildings.
Arcadia Restorations LLC specializes in the restoration and reproduction of vernacular Vermont buildings, including barns, covered bridges, churches, and historic timber frames more generally. The company also accepts commissions for reproduction historic doors, wooden window sashes, millwork, architectural woodwork, and historic interiors. Additionally, Arcadia Restorations is available for in-depth historic preservation consulting, condition assessments, research, and documentation, including submissions to the National Register of Historic Places.
Arnold & Scangas Architects specializes in historic restoration and rehabilitation of historic buildings, especially in Vermont Downtowns. We are committed to providing buildings that are healthy for the occupants and environmentally responsible. Most importantly, we enjoy what we do.
Things we do:
• Problem Solving/Team Work, Restoration Work
• Rehabilitation/Adaptive Reuse
• Experience with Secretary of Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation and the
• Reinvestment Historic Tax Credits Program
• Initial Assessments and Feasibility Studies
• Building Code and Accessibility Assessments
• Healthy, Low Maintenance and Energy Efficient Buildings.
Restoration as well as new plaster application using historically accurate methods and materials. Over 35 years of experience, have worked on dozens of buildings on the national registry for historic buildings. Specializing in ornamental and conventional plastering.
Since 1978, Black River Design Architects has been finding creative ways to restore life to Vermont’s historic buildings while resolving building code, preservation, funding, and energy efficiency requirements. Notable projects include addition/renovations, adaptive reuse, and deep energy retrofits for historic buildings such as the Wooslon Block in Springfield, Munroe Hall at Middlebury College, Brantview at St. Johnsbury Academy, the French Block in Montpelier, the Vermont History Center in Barre, and many more.
Bread Loaf provides integrated planning, design and construction services for clients seeking to create the highest level of historic and sustainable buildings. Our team of historic preservation specialists, architects, engineers, construction managers, cost estimators and LEED Accredited Professionals takes a holistic approach to finding innovative solutions to historic preservation projects.
Specializing in the structural repair and restoration of timber structures, specifically barns. Whether it’s jacking and foundation replacements or major roof system repairs, Building Heritage will be able to help you restore. Our repairs ensure your barn is not only structurally sound but a work of art as well.
Plaster Magic®, manufactured by BWA, Inc. is the only product on the market that actually fixes your plaster. Reestablishing the connection between the plaster and lath reinforces the plaster structure in half the time and for half the money. This advanced patented formula can be used by anyone and has been demonstrated on national TV.
For the past 30 years, CPAI has provided high quality environmental consulting services to a diverse clientele requiring asbestos, lead-based paint, indoor air quality (including mold), industrial hygiene, and hazardous materials management services. We provide professional inspection, project design, project management, and project monitoring services. CPAI is a Vermont corporation.
• Conditions Assessments
• Code Review
• Project Management
• Construction Engineering
Connor Restoration strives to provide customers with personal service and a high level of detailed professionalism. Connor Restoration has garnered a strong reputation for restoring historic barns and outbuildings to a working life, renovating and refitting historic homes for modern living, as well as restoring church steeples. Working in partnership with the Preservation Trust of Vermont. They work to implement new technologies and procedures while remaining true to historic preservation practices.
Targeted, analytical and creative fundraising guidance for a wide variety of nonprofits including many of the premiere historic preservation projects throughout Vermont. Work includes fundraising planning, feasibility studies, capital campaign advising, training and trouble-shooting. Our goal is to fit the fundraising to the needs of the organization, its culture, community and people.
Engineering Ventures is an experienced structural and civil engineering firm based in Burlington, VT, Lebanon, NH, and Schenectady, NY. We specialize in historic building assessments, restoration design, and counseling for building owners, preservation organizations, and architects.
Freeman French Freeman’s expertise in historic preservation spans many decades and includes a wide range of building types. We take pride in our ability to integrate modern systems, meet current codes, improve functionality, and respect the unique character of the historic buildings under our care. Recent projects include the Flynn Theater, Hotel Saranac, and the Waterbury State Office Complex.
G-V-V Architects is proud to have been involved in the rehabilitation and preservation of historic properties in Vermont and New England for more than three decades. We continue to stand in awe of the ingenuity and mastery of our predecessor designers and builders! We share deep concern for the planet and appreciate the energy savings potential in the responsible rehabilitation of older and historic construction. Our projects include: Lamda Iota House, Ronald McDonald House, First United Methodist, First Congregational, and College Street churches in Burlington, Burr & Burton Academy, Charlotte Congregational Church, Proctor Union Church, and a number of historic residential properties.
Here at Gordon's Window Decor manufacturing is at the core of what we do. Our made in Vermont EcoSmart Insulating Cellular Shades‚ and EcoSmart Roller Shades‚ are exclusive to GWD. We design, handcraft and install in Vermont and neighboring states. Our skilled artisan drapery workroom creates timeless soft treatments. When historic buildings, with historic windows need insulation, as well as style, our Design professionals have the experience and attention to detail to create a window treatment that will maintain the building’s original aesthetic, and provide energy efficiency. When we say ‘handcrafted in Vermont’ we mean it.
I provide a full range of fundraising, campaign planning guidance and grant writing services to non-profit organizations and towns. My skills extend to writing of all types for organizations, including development of case statements, fundraising letters, and other materials to assist your efforts in ensuring the financial success of your project. I am experienced in fundraising and grant writing for historic preservation as well as other types of projects.
Historical Masonry Restoration. Masonry repair and consulting. Historical mortars and materials. New masonry.
Housewright builds homes for people who care about quality and value. We view every home we build as a unique project. We analyze every aspect, from how the home is sited on the land to what finishes will complete your personal vision. Your home is as important to us as it is to you. From authentic repairs on the tin ceiling of a one-room schoolhouse to ensuring that the Vermont Statehouse retains historical architectural details, Housewright's project history demonstrates our passion to preserve the past for generations to come. Housewright is on the state of Vermont's approved contractors list for historic reproduction, preservation and restoration projects. If you are restoring an older home, or if you want the kind of detailed craftsmanship reminiscent of an earlier era in a new build, Housewright brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the task.
Historic timber frame restoration. From structural assessments to finished buildings we offer complete repairs: restorative joinery, jacking, moving, stone work, siding, floor systems, roof repair/replacement, windows and doors. We strive to continue the tradition of craftsmanship and maintain the legacy of the early New England builders.
JA Saccoccio Architectural Workshop is committed to the preservation of Vermont’s historic buildings through thoughtful and forward-thinking restoration. We enjoy projects that create a sense of place, engage the community, and contribute to the shared passion of strengthening Vermont’s historic fabric.
- Comprehensive rehabilitations
- Selective restorations
- Housing, Commercial, and Community Centers
- Integrating historic architecture with modern sustainability and resilience
- Renovation of the Bradley House in Brattleboro
- Adaptive reuse of Brattleboro’s Municipal Center
- Modernization of Guilford’s Broad Brook Community Center
Jan Lewandoski is the owner of Restoration and Traditional Building, a company specializing in heavy timber repair and restoration of barns churches, and wooden bridges. They also reproduce architectural finish work for these structures. Jan and his crew have been doing this work for over 30 years, mostly in Vermont, bu also nationwide and in Canada. Recently he spent 5 years re-erecting a Chinese house, Yin You Tang, for the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA.
Jay White has focused his career of over 40 years in historic preservation with projects in Czech Republic, Vermont, New Hampshire, USVI and Arizona. Services include:
• Feasibility Studies
• Grant Applications
• Tax Credit Certifications
• Structural Wood and Masonry Analysis
• Accurate Restorations
• Adaptive Re-use
• Sensitive ADA Accessibility Interventions
• Municipal Offices, Historic Libraries, Residences, Inns, Restaurants.
*No charge for initial on-site consultations.
Lyssa Papazian has been working professionally in historic preservation since 1992 with experience in planning, National Register nominations, regulatory review, tax credits, history exhibits, project management, documentation, survey, feasibility studies, and grant writing. She meets the National Park Service’s qualification standards and is on several Vermont & New Hampshire pre-qualified lists of historic preservation consultants.
Maclay Architects provides professional design services focused on healthy buildings and communities. We design and plan for growth that preserves our unique heritage based on Vermont's historic and cultural resources. We design buildings that are durable, affordable, maintenance-friendly, energy efficient and healthy for their occupants and the environment.
Mary Jo Llewellyn holds M.S. degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont and has worked professionally in Vermont for over 30 years. Her work includes survey and inventory of historic resources, review of the impact of federal and state-funded projects on historic resources, Historic Structures Reports, Reinvestment Income Tax Credit applications, Photographic Documentations/Historic Resource Documentation Packages, National Register nominations, historic paint analysis and color consultation. She meets the National Park Service’s qualification standards and is included on several State of Vermont listings of pre-qualified historic preservation consultants.
Meeting House Furniture Restoration is a full-service antique conservation and restoration studio, with over 38 years of business experience, offering the highest level of care for treasured wooden heirlooms and collectables on site, in your home or in our studio workshop. Our specialties include hand-applied traditional finishes, modern finishes, chair repair, caning, veneer restoration, fine art and painting conservation, reproduction of carved and turned elements, brass polishing, and china mending and pottery reconstruction. Also offering historic preservation consulting, assessment and application with a specialty in the on-site conservation of clear historic finishes on architectural woodwork, cabinetry and flooring.
Many 18th and 19th century New England buildings include some form of masonry in the structure. Repair and restoration of these buildings requires knowledge and skill to stabilize the sometimes sensitive structural elements, while maintaining the period aesthetic. Mike Eramo Masonry has extensive experience with New England masonry restoration projects.
Services: Pre-Construction, Construction Management, Design-Build. Our skills in historic preservation go beyond restoration. We welcome every opportunity to develop treasured structures for new uses and tenants, while maintaining the charm and character of the original design. We combine our background in period materials, craftsmanship, and techniques with our knowledge of technical innovations to add new chapters to buildings with storied pasts.
Our services offer lime mortar restoration, hot lime mortar applications on existing interior and exterior structures. Examples are traditional plaster and lath applications. We survey and help preserve the historical fabric with traditional skills and techniques acquired from 8 generations of masonry along with in depth detailed descriptions of how why and approximately when the materials were applied.
Suki Fredericks is a Vermont-based paintings conservator who has worked in museums and the private sector since 1976. Her studio serves museums, non-profit organizations, and individuals such as the Shelburne Museum, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NPS, and Curtains Without Borders. Collaborations include ArtCareMIA/NYC, WASHI, and SLM Conservation Studios. Suki is graduate school and museum trained, with an M.A. in Art History and a Certificate in Conservation from The Institute of Fine Arts at NYU. She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC).
Paula Sagerman has been an independent Historic Preservation Consultant since 1998, providing stewards of historic resources with documentation, preservation, and project review services. Credentials include an M.S. in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania, twenty-seven years of experience in the field of historic preservation, an extensive knowledge of architectural history, building construction and pathology, federal preservation policies and standards, and general historic preservation and land use planning issues. Projects have included National Register of Historic Places nominations, State-level historic resource surveys, Section 106 and Act 250 Review, and Building Condition Assessments.
R. Edwards & Company is a Vermont-based full-service architecture practice founded by architect and sixth-generation Vermonter, Ryan Edwards. The practice is dedicated to creating thoughtful and creative craft-focused architecture to clients and communities throughout Vermont and New England.
WE BELIEVE IN THE CRAFT OF BUILDING.
In an age where material-like products are becoming more commonplace than actual materials, we believe in creating architecture that utilizes real materials in a manner that embraces and celebrates their unique aesthetic and tactile qualities.
WE BELIEVE IN FUN.
We like to play in the mud, too. Too many people associate architecture with pretentious and stodgy intellectualism. It isn’t. It’s about creating inspired spaces for people to enjoy and share with others; from friends and family, to neighbors and coworkers.
WE BELIEVE IN CREATIVE COLLABORATION.
We believe that the best architecture comes not from one architect’s vision, but from a carefully coordinated and creative collaboration between the owner, architect, and builder, to the engineers and consultants.
WE BELIEVE IN THE BUILDER.
We believe that a master builder has as much to bring to a project as that of the architect, and in embracing the skills of both we can create the most successful projects for our clients.
WE BELIEVE IN EMPOWERING THE CLIENT.
Recognizing that many clients have not worked with an architect before, we believe in educating our clients to help them understand what we as architects do such that the client can get the most value out of our services as well as feeling that they have as much to bring to the table as that of the architect and builder.
rk MILES is a third-generation family-owned building material supplier founded in Manchester, VT in 1940. The company has become a leader in providing products and services for both residential and commercial building projects. Offering Lumber, Doors and Windows, Decking, Paint, Hardware, Tools and so much more. Now with 8 Vermont locations, rk MILES is positioned to serve the entire state. See what a difference it makes working with an independent building material supplier.
Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis is a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering, repair and restoration, construction support/inspection/testing, and surveying. The firm provides services to architects, engineers, developers, private and public owners, and historic agencies. We maintain a staff of 40, including 20 licensed engineers. With two offices in Upstate NY, we are professionally licensed in over 25 states, including Vermont.
S. A. Fishburn, Inc. helps individuals (home owners, municipalities, non-profits, etc.) maintain the spirit of their historic buildings through wooden window restoration, plaster preservation, reproduction architectural millwork, custom cabinetry in traditional styles, consulting and design work. We also offer picture frame cleaning and restoration in wood and plaster. Since our incorporation in 2000 we have emphasized energy efficiency and green technology. Lead certified.
Stained glass window restoration studio in Portsmouth, NH, specializing in large-scale restorations of sacred, commercial, and municipal windows throughout New England.
Studio capabilities: Museum-quality leaded window restorations, partial restorations, glass painting, new window design, new window fabrication, antique glass repair, glass slumping, wooden sash repair, historical window expertise
References available upon request. Check our site for recent projects.
We find elegance in necessity, elevating the core principles of each unique site and building project to reflect our clients’ aspirations. Through collaboration, care, craft, and discovery, we reveal architecture’s inherent optimism, contributing to our local community and to the global stewardship of natural and built environments.
Our practice is focused on the sustainable renovation, repair, and adaptation of existing -- often historic -- buildings and sites for contemporary use; conserving embodied energy, habitat, material, and cultural resources. We employ a collaborative approach to programming and design, engaging clients, project team members, and the community to explore and test new ideas.
Stark Mountain is a full-service custom woodworking company creating elegantly functional and uniquely beautiful products for architects, designers, contractors, and homeowners since 1993. Our work ranges from custom cabinetry for homes and offices to furniture and architectural millwork for museums, libraries, and colleges. We have extensive experience in reproduction architectural millwork, doors and windows, as well as custom cabinetry in traditional and period styles.
Stevens & Associates and its sister company, M&S Development, is an integrated, award-winning team that offers architecture, structural and civil engineering, landscape architecture and development services. We are passionate about projects that embrace the historic fabric of our New England communities through adaptive reuse of old buildings, sensitive design of new buildings, and the creation of pedestrian-friendly downtowns.
Trow & Holden is the leading manufacturer of pneumatic mortar removal tools for repointing and masonry restoration. For more than 130 years our pneumatics and hand tools have been used by stone working and restoration professionals to build, repair, and refurbish. To request a catalog or learn more about specialized restoration tools, please call or visit us online at www.trowandholden.com.
Specializing in restoration and preservation of heavy timber framing, stone foundations, and traditional detailing in barns, homes, and public buildings.
VIA designers are sensitive to the beauty, variability, and vulnerability of Vermont’s precious natural and built landscapes and the transition areas in between. We aspire to strengthen communities, support local economies, and sustain healthy environments, while creating delightful and inspiring spaces. This often includes the restoration, renovation, and adaptive reuse of historic structures.
Preservation consultant who specializes in building assessments, maintenance planning, and energy efficiency.
Vermont Window Restoration offers repair, weatherization and historic restoration of wooden windows, sills, jambs and casings for individual home owners to local and statewide municipalities. Lead certified and insured.
Kaitlin O'Shea and Britta Tonn have a combined 25 years’ experience in the preservation field, working on a diverse array of projects including NR nominations, documentation reports, building histories, oral histories, and Section 106, Section 248, Section 4(f), and Act 250 reviews for various types of infrastructure and development projects. VHB's team of 1,600 passionate professionals work together to deliver value to our clients and help shape our communities in a meaningful way from 30 locations along the east coast.
Located in Burlington, Wanamaker Restoration continues to work with local businesses, state institutions, museums and private owners throughout Vermont to preserve and render historically accurate reconstructions and restorations of buildings, furnishings and art objects. With a full window restoration shop they provide services and education to local homeowners looking to maintain the integrity of their historic homes.
Watershed Construction specializes in slate and copper restoration, general construction and historic preservation consulting and contracting. We provide our clients with the comfort of knowing we are craftsman using time-honored techniques.
From simple tune-ups to full overhauls, we work with homeowners, municipalities, churches and historic landmarks to preserve the integrity and character of historic windows and doors. Our restoration process increases the durability and energy efficiency of windows and doors so that they last for generations to come. We also have an extensive collection of antique and historic pieces for the home: window sashes, doors, hardware, bathtubs, barn board and more. Lead certified and insured.
When historic windows are sufficiently deteriorated and replacements are the only solution; contact us. Our professionals have the experience and attention to detail to recreate windows that will maintain the building’s original aesthetic. Exclusively partnered with Marvin windows and doors, an industry leader in historic renovation, we can recreate historic profiles and wood-work details in wood or low-maintenance aluminum clad products that are also high performing and energy-efficient.