Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA: Historic Restoration of John Frasier and Horace Trumbauer National Landmark

For the restoration of the Lincoln Ballroom at the Union League of Philadelphia, John Canning & Co. provided the decorative finishes of the new coffered ceiling. The coffered ceiling was reinstated based on an historic sketch by Trumbauer. Through mock-ups and collaboration, a final color palette was established that was appropriate to the historic period interior.

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Built: 1864

Original Architect: John Fraser and Horace Trumbauer

Style: Beaux Art


U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Planning & Design Services:


Restoration & Decoration Techniques:

  • Decorative Painting
  • Decorative Finishes
  • Large Scale Mock-ups