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Best Façade Work and Roofing

  • Preserv Building Restoration Management


    Owner Carl Culbreth—an ex–Parsons professor whose aesthetic is more fine-tuned than most of his clients’—has rehabbed some 200 townhouses. A brownstone façade will run about $125,000, for ten to twelve weeks of cutting the stone back until it’s sound, reinforcing it with steel pins, and resurfacing it with a mix of sand, cement, and pigment.

From the 2006 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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