Remade in Manhattan
An Upper East Side stalwart gets a renewal of stone and masonry.
NEW YORK – The façade restoration of historic Christ Church United Methodist in New York won a special honor recently with a a 2020 International Concrete Restoration Institute (ICRI) Award of Merit in the masonry category. And, while the award for Western Specialty Contractors – New York Metro Branch recognizes the concrete work with the structure, the work encompassed plenty of stone care.
In 2018, Western’s crew, alongside project architect Kate Groob, RA and principal Thomas Fenniman, RA from Thomas A. Fenniman Architect took on the task of restoration Situated on Park Avenue at East 60th Street, the structure's design by noted church architect Ralph Adams Cram combines Romanesque and Byzantine Revival styles.