Christ Church

 

The John Canning Co. design & planning process included detailed research on the Richard M. Upjohn church decoration period design schemes. The historic paint study and scientific analysis revealed the original colors and stencil patterns which were faithfully restored using traditional materials and decorative painting techniques.

SCOPE

 

Historic paint analysis; conservation cleaning; canvas reattachment; decorative painting; decorative finishes; glazing; trompe l'oeil; archival documentation


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Our historic paint analysis provided the Information needed for the accurate restoration of Richard Upjohn's intricate designs in this National Landmark church. 

New, fine-art murals were also created for this project.


BUSINESS FACTS

Location: Riverdale, NY
Built: 1866
Original Architect: Richard M. Upjohn
Style: Country Gothic

AWARDS

2001 Award of Merit, AIA New York State 

US National Register of Historic Places