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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Specialty contractor John Canning & Co. investigated and restored the original decorative treatments and motifs of the historic Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

BUILDING FACTS

Location: Great Barrington, MA
Built: 1905
Architect: Joseph McArthur Vance
Style: Classical Revival
Status: National Historic Landmark

SCOPE

Specialty contractor John Canning & Co. investigated and restored the original decorative treatments and motifs of this historic theater in the Berkshires.

For this theatre listed on the National Register of Historic Places, John Canning &Co. exposed the original decorative scheme, repaired ornamental plaster, and restored the original decorative treatments, including stenciling and freehand artwork. The bas relief plasterwork was highlighted in gold.


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