John Canning & Co. was selected as the consultant for historic finish exposures and paint analysis at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This included the restoration of the decorative paint, stone & marble restoration, incised-letter gilding, and metal refinishing. Work involved the full restoration of the Beaux Arts building’s Grand Lobby, Loggias, and the Great Rotunda. Throughout the project, John Canning & Co. collaborated with several departments, including the President’s office.
Location: Cambridge, MA
Original Architect: William Welles Bosworth
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