US Treasury Building

Historic restoration of decorative paint, trompe l’oeil, and gold leaf performed by Canning Co. artisans in a high-security environment.

US Treasury Building Lighting


Location: Washington, DC
Built: 1869
Original Architects/Designers: Robert Mills, Alfred B. Mullett, Ammi B. Young, Isaiah Rogers

Style: Neoclassical


US Treasury Building Interior Restoration

In the U.S. Treasury Building, John Canning Co. restored the decorative paint on the ornately gilded surfaces in the Main Treasury Building. The scope included the re-gilding of the Cash Room and Northeast Dome. The project also included decorative paint restoration of the patinated railings in public stairwells and corridors.