Barker Library Dome, MIT
Historic analysis and comprehensive restoration of the Beaux Arts building's Grand Lobby, Loggias, and Great Rotunda performed by John Canning & Co.
Location: Cambridge, MA
Original Architect: William Welles Bosworth
John Canning & Co. served as 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. professionals collaborated with several departments, including the President’s office.
2013 Cambridge Preservation Award -Building 10, Massachusetts Institute of Technology