THE BLOUNT BUILDING
Terracotta Repair and Replacement.
Limestone Repair and Cleaning to the Façade
The Blount Building was completed in 1907. The building is a seven-story “Chicago school style” building is located in Pensacola, FL. The building has been renovated on the interior, but the exterior has remained and was recently restored by Birkshaw Building Conservation LLC in 2016.
Swing stage access is utilized to effect terracotta repairs, and localized repointing with petrographically analyzed samples to replicate mortar. The damaged sections are cut out, repairs completed and final coatings applied to reproduce original glaze.