Gasson Hall, Boston College

At Gasson Hall, Boston College, Canning Co. provided the historic finishes investigation and analysis needed to restore the interior to its original design scheme.


Historic paint analysis; restoration & conservation; paint exposures; color and finishes matching; mural conservation & restoration; decorative painting; decorative finishes; architectural gilding & glazing; conservation cleaning; wood restoration; cast stone repointing; 

Gasson Hall is one of Boston College’s most prominent buildings. John Canning Co. had the opportunity to restore the interior to its original 1913 design.

The work included mural conservation and restoration, decorative finishes restoration and glazing, and woodwork conservation.

A large part of the project involved restoration, cleaning, stripping, toning, repointing, and repair of the fabricated cast stone walls.


Location: Chestnut Hill, MA
Built: 1913
Architect: Maginnis and Walsh
Style: Collegiate Gothic