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February 7, 2023
The Octagon House

The Octagon House has been designated as a National Historic Landmark and is considered one of the most important historic buildings in Washington.

May 31, 2022
The Logan County Courthouse

The Durable Restoration Company will replace all failing metal in the dome, which has reached the end of its functional lifespan.

May 26, 2022
Hampton Farmhouse

Preservation efforts include replacing the cedar shake roof with an in-kind replacement; repairing and preserving the upper floor windows, trim, and dormers; and, finally, repairing and resetting the upper belltower.

March 18, 2022
Fort Lincoln Cemetery

Besides historic plaster work on the Cloister Sanctuary and Little Chapel, The Durable Restoration Company will be restoring the cemetery's magnificent mahogany doors.  The Battery Jameson's undercarriage and the Liberty Bell's headworks will both be historically replicated and replaced.

November 9, 2021
Stifel Fine Arts Center

The Stifel Fine Arts Center will receive a new repaired Ludowici clay-tile roof from The Durable Slate Company, as well as masonry restoration along the parapet wall and underneath the cornice.

August 20, 2021
St. Francis Xavier Church

The restoration of St. Francis Xavier Church includes extensive repointing and stone patching, copper-work, and box gutters.

July 8, 2021
St. Joseph Catholic Church

The Durable Restoration and Slate Companies re-set the church's iconic cross and performed slate roof repair.

April 26, 2021
Old Fairfax County Jail

Our scope of work includes removing/salvaging the roof system in its entirety, rebuilding the south masonry wall at the roof line, and rebuilding the interior masonry walls at the door openings.

April 7, 2021
Hope Connections for Cancer Support

We will be undertaking slate roof repair, stone façade repair, and exterior carpentry repair, doing our part to transform historic Grosvenor Mansion into Hope Connections.

March 8, 2021
Asbury Methodist Church

We will be undertaking spot pointing with lime mortar in deteriorated areas, repairing the copper gutter system to ensure a watertight exterior, stained glass repair, and repairing the plaster on the inside that was damaged due to water intrusion from the gutter.

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