Union League of Philadelphia

John Canning & Co. experts restored the historic decoration by John Frasier and Horace Trumbauer at landmark Union League of Philadelphia


Location: Philadelphia, PA
Built: 1864
Original Architect: John Fraser and Horace Trumbauer
Style: Beaux Arts
Status: National Historic Landmark


For the restoration of the Lincoln Ballroom at the Union League of Philadelphia, John Canning & Co. provided the decorative finishes on the new coffered ceiling. The coffered ceiling was reinstated based on an historic sketch by Trumbauer.

Through mock-ups and collaboration, a final color palette was established that was appropriate to the historic period interior.