New Workshop: Historic Wood Window Restoration, Identification, and Maintenance

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) and the New Jersey Historic Trust are co-sponsoring a new workshop titled “Historic Wood Window Restoration, Identification, and Maintenance.” The workshop will take place in person at Ohio House (4700 States Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131) on June 10, 2023, from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM.

From MARCH: Senior staff from the building conservation team at the Fairmount Park Conservancy will share best practices for restoring and maintaining traditional wood windows. Anatomy of old window components, weatherization, product recommendations, lead paint capture, and how-to demonstrations will be shared from the viewpoint of preservation trades professionals. This workshop is meant to add clarity to common wood window issues, as well as the process and materials needed for each type of repair. Audience: preservation students, design professionals, HARB members, contractors and old house owners. This workshop will also prove helpful to anyone evaluating window restoration contractors for an upcoming project.

  • Presenters: Tom McPoyle, Andrew Staples; Fairmount Park Conservancy.
  • Date and time: Workshop runs from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, Saturday, June 10, 2023.
  • Location: Ohio House, West Fairmount Park, 4700 States Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131
  • Cost: $55 (includes refreshments)

Credits: .4 CEUs

For more information and to register, click here.