As the specialty contractor for the restoration of the Metropolitan Theatre in Morgantown, West Virginia, John Canning Co. conducted research and hands-on investigation of the historic finishes, exposed original colors and decoration and reinstated the original design using traditional methods and materials.
Specialty contractor; historic paint analysis; decorative painting; general painting; fabric panel installation; architectural gidling
John Canning & Co. was selected as a specialty contractor for the Metropolitan Theatre. The Classical Revival theater was designed by Charles W. Bates and completed in 1924.
Location: Morgantown, WV
Architect: Charles W. Bates
Style: Classical Revival
National Historic Landmark