Historic

936 Esplanade

Throughout the winter of 2020/ 2021, Mayer Building Company rehabilitated this fading apartment building on the famous Esplanade Avenue in the quarter. Mainly consisting of finishes and kitchens, the work was completed for the new owner to prime the apartments to be coveted quarter pied-a-terres. As always in renovations of aged stock, there were are […]

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Esplanade Redux

In 2020, the owners of 510 Esplanade, Mayer Building Co’s repeat customers, called us to work with an insurance adjuster to mitigate damage caused by a leaking AC. (The leak was on the fourth floor and travelled through the whole building to the first floor, affecting the elaborate finishes throughout). Working closely with the insurance […]

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Addition & Renovation for Cara Stone Law Firm

In January 2021, Mayer completed a new rear addition and general renovation for Cara Stone,  a lean, top-tier law firm in the heart of the Magazine Street commercial corridor. The work included renovation of the existing building with new HVAC, roof, solid wood floors and and finishes along with a maxxed out rear addition to […]

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3616 – 3624 Magazine Street

In September 2019, Mayer Building Company completed full renovations for both buildings at 3616 Magazine & 3624 Magazine inside & out at all residential spaces, additions, and exterior new construction and rehabilitations.  We white-boxed the three commercial areas that storefront on Magazine for quick and easy build outs for the tenants that have already moved […]

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Law Office at 4907 Magazine

In October of 2018, Mayer Building Company completed interior and exterior renovations and additions to 4907 Magazine Street. The project, for Shlosman Law Firm included rehabilitating a decrepit old residential property and converting it into an elegant, useful hub of commerce and law practice. One of the ways we define success at Mayer Building Company […]

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French Quarter Facade Restoration

In February 2019, Mayer Building Company completed an historic re-fresh of this striking French Quarter facade on Governor Nichols Street. The work included replacing the wood elements of the balcony, the louvered shutters and window cornices. Paint-works and a new metal component on the security gate made this project an obvious success.

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Residential Rehabilitaion

In the autumn 2018, Mayer Building Company completed this full residential rehabilitation of a neglected home on a tree-lined street in Treme. The full renovation included all systems inside and out. We salvaged the antique wood floors and developed the landscaping around. The new layout included two contemporary bathrooms and kitchen.  

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Trinity School

During the summer break of 2018, Mayer Building Company completed two separate but equally important improvement projects for Trinity School on Jackson Avenue. At the “Pink House” Mayer design/built a replacement of an historic porch, gallery and roof along with all of its architectural ornamentation. At the elementary school Mayer Building Co successfully completed a revamp of the corridor finishes, doors, ceilings, electrical and plumbing (in the bathrooms). Thanks to close owner input, Mayer Building Company was able to complete each of these large projects before the class bell rang. 

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4901 Magazine Street

In July, Mayer Building Company completed the work at 4901-03 Magazine Street. The major renovation on the corner of Magazine and Upperline consisted of converting an unused, decrepit Victorian 4plex into a stunning mixed-used rehabilitation. Upstairs there are two apartments for rent with balconies and galleries that face the parade route. Downstairs is a new office space customized to the real estate company moving in. We salvaged the floors, doors, baseboards, brickworks, and hardware (when possible). The major challenge of this project included prosecuting this salvage and re-use effort at the same time as abiding by Historic Tax Credit requirements (federal and state) the local Historic District Landmarks Commission requirements, the City of New Orleans Safety & Permits requirements,m the Louisiana State Fire Marshal requirements and all the International Building Codes governing the same. Oh yeah, and we had to fit in air-conditioning, ADA and life safety requirements and new plumbing and electrical. Whew. 

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