Cast-iron facade

Cast-iron facade

A load-bearing facade composed of prefabricated parts, commonly used on buildings around 1850–1870.
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The classical lines of the cast-iron facade beautifully frame the sculpted forms of David Yurman's collections.
Danika Dorsey of Corcoran Sunshine, the project's sales director, said the building's large windows and its landmarked, cast-iron facade add to the building's appeal.
Instead of columns curing out from the building, they are indented into it -- the opposite of the typical cast-iron facade.
Other problems were complicated and laborious but relatively straightforward: The cast-iron facade, for example, was disassembled piece by piece and shipped to Robinson Iron in Alabama, where each piece was examined and either repaired or recast, depending on its condition.
Holiday dioramas in the windows beneath ZCMI Department Store's handsome cast-iron facade have become part of the square's Christmas tradition, as have rides on horse-drawn carriages, which take on passengers at the S.
Main Street is home to one of the largest remaining collection of cast-iron facade buildings in the United States.
Meringoff added that the building's major capital improvement program, including two new lobbies, new elevators, new windows and a restoration and enhancement to the cast-iron facade, is now underwa.
The five-story property is 11,200 s/f and was built in 1854 with a cast-iron facade.
The property was building in 1854 and a cast-iron facade in neo-Grec style was later added to the first story.
Led by Jerome Cohen of GVA Williams, 28 West 23rd Street went through a major transformation in the 1970's, including a restoration of the building's cast-iron facade and the transformation of the building's courtyard into a replication of the courtyard of the Hotel Plaza Athenee in Pads.
Renovation of the Scholastic building's 1880s cast-iron facade required technical proficiency with historic materials and coatings, as well as sensitivity to the concerns of tenants and shoppers in the commercial and corporate structure.
In 1978, Margot Gayle, president of the Friends of Cast Iron Architecture, gave an award to 23rd Street Properties for Cohen's careful restoration of the building's cast-iron facade.