Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

John Canning & Co.'s work involved restoration of several rooms, including the Renaissance Revival library and the dining room of this Second Empire style house.

BUILDING FACTS

Location: Norwalk, CT
Built: Circa 1864
Original Architect: Detlief Lienau
Style: Renaissance-Second Empire
Status: National Historic Landmark

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BUILDING FACTS

Location: Norwalk, CT
Built: Circa 1864
Original Architect: Detlief Lienau
Style: Renaissance-Second Empire
Status: National Historic Landmark

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BUILDING FACTS

Location: Norwalk, CT
Built: Circa 1864
Original Architect: Detlief Lienau
Style: Renaissance-Second Empire
Status: National Historic Landmark

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Lockwood Mansion Ceiling
Lockwood Mansion Ceiling Restoration
Lockwood Mansion Wood
Lockwood Mansion Plaque

Completed in 1868, the Lockwood Mathews Mansion is a very early and exceptionally fine Second Empire style house and is now a National Historic Landmark. Our work inolved restoration of several rooms, including the Renaissance Revival library, originally designed by New York designer, Leon Marcotte, and the dining room, orginally designed by the Herter Brothers.

We conserved, repaired, restored architectural boiserie (featuring water gilding and inlays of rosewood, walnut, maple, satinwood, bronze, mother-of-pearl, and enamel painting) and wood finishes, ornamental plaster, decorative painting, oil and water gilding.