Our Services

Fairmount Park Conservancy's architectural conservation staff offers a full complement of building restoration and preservation maintenance services throughout the Philadelphia metro region. Our conservators possess the educational background that allows us to make sound preservation decisions based on an understanding of the building’s history and materials while balancing the financial needs of the client. Our award winning staff possess many years of experience preserving historic structures ranging from National Historic Landmarks to vernacular barns. Whether you are looking for conservation, project management or simple maintenance, Fairmount Park Conservancy should be your first call.

For more information, contact Lucy Strackhouse, the Conservancy's Senior Director of Preservation and Property management at 215-607-3494 or lstrackhouse@myphillypark.org.

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Masonry Conservation

Comprehensive masonry services

The Conservancy offers comprehensive services to identify causes of masonry deterioration, develop a conservation strategy and implement treatments. From stabilizing a weathered grave marker to developing appropriate mortar mixes for a re-pointing campaign, the Conservancy can help to solve masonry problems.

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Wood Conservation

Preserving historic structures

Most historic structures include a variety of wooden structural and decorative elements from windows and doors to roofs and framing systems. Conservators apply an approach that seeks to preserve original material wherever possible and, as necessary, create replacement elements to complement the old.

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Historic Interiors

Restoring historic interiors

Restoring historic interiors requires a certain delicacy and the Conservancy’s talented staff of historic conservators has the experience and refined skills required to tackle the most intricate details. From early colonial to art deco, the Conservancy’s team will successfully execute your interior project.

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Project Management

Projects of all sizes

The Conservancy has managed projects of all sizes for city agencies and non-profit organizations. The Conservancy offers their professional experience to help their clients define the scope of a project, manage the decision process, bid work, select contractors and oversee construction from the conditions survey to the treatment report.

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Public Art Conservation

Continued conservation

Public art works and other outdoor sculpture require regular conservation to address preservation challenges that can range from skateboarding damage to graffiti. Public art services include conditions surveys, conservation treatments, graffiti removal and maintenance.

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