Marble Conservation And A Police Chase

Marble Conservation and a Police Chase

Two marble benches from Indiana were brought to the McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory campus for a marble conservation treatment. Why the benches arrived at our conservation lab facilities just outside of Cleveland, Ohio is an unusual story that begins with…

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The Sculpture That Defied A Hurricane

The Sculpture that Defied a Hurricane

Historic Fountain Restoration, Public Art: November 30, 2017 marked the end of an intense hurricane season. Earlier in the year, Hurricane Irma developed into a category 5 hurricane, sweeping over the Caribbean and Southeastern United States in early September. In…

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William Procter Fountain

William Procter Fountain

Cast Iron Drinking Fountain with Gas Lamp - The William Procter Fountain Pat. June 8, 1890 By Henry F. Franks Erected 1894. This cast iron drinking fountain was a gift from Mr. William A. Procter (of Procter and Gamble) to…

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Kearny Park Fountain

Kearny Park Fountain

The Kearny Park Fountain was dedicated on May 30, 1901. This fountain, a gift of the great local benefactor Mr. Charles Hackley to the people of Muskegon and dedicated to Phil Kearny, is made of cast iron and zinc. In…

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Renovation Design For Chicago’s Buckingham Fountain

Renovation Design for Chicago’s Buckingham Fountain

McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc. of Oberlin, Ohio, well known for their expertise in historic fountains, was selected as the project team’s bronze and stone conservator for the design, specifications, contract documents and administration of the upcoming major renovation…

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