Waterbury City Hall, Connecticut: Preservation research and historic restoration of decorative paint and plaster in this Cass Gilbert designed Historic National Landmark

Waterbury City Hall

Waterbury City Hall was designed by nationally acclaimed architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1915. It is the focal point of a group of buildings designed for the city by Cass Gilbert, which are included on the National Register of Historic Places as the Waterbury Municipal Center. The restoration project involves a plaster conditions survey and extensive repairs to ornamental and flat plaster in the north building, including courtrooms and the former mayor’s offices, the most historically significant interiors in the City Hall. Decorative painting, freehand artwork, stenciling, color matching, decorative paint research, and gilding will also be included in the scope of work.

Location: Waterbury, CT

Built: 1915

Original Architect: Cass Gilbert

Style: Georgian Revival

 

U.S. National Register of Historic Places, U.S. Historic District Contributing Property