The Art of Exterior Ornamentation:
A Talk with the Owners of Essex Works
Essex Works, Ltd. is a reproduction company specializing in replacement units of exterior ornaments, including the replication of limestone, terra cotta, and brownstone. Founded by Douglas Schickler eighteen years ago, the company manufactures custom stones for new construction and replacement details for landmark buildings. To maintain the attention to detail required in high-quality replication, Essex Works has deliberately kept a small production-oriented shop of sculptors, mold-makers, project managers, and engineers, with an aesthetic vision and in-depth hands-on approach in all phases of its projects. Join owner Douglas Schickler as he takes you through the ins and outs of their business and discusses the process of working on the exterior of a landmarked building.
- Wednesday, February 27, 2013
- 6:30 pm
Washington Square Institute, 41-51 East 11th Street, 4th Floor