At the end of January 2017, Mayer Building Company completed some minor interior and exterior improvements for a duplex in the charming Parkview neighborhood of Mid City. The work included exterior carpentry and paint repairs, general cleaning of the facades, garden and paving, and finishes renovations to the two two bedroom apartments. We updated both bathrooms with cultured marble surrounds and new steel tubs and shower valves. We restored an old Art Deco vanity light, upgraded a tile counter top to a granite one, patched in an antique wood floor, swapped many of the appliances for new, salvaged antique door hardware, and replaced light fixture.Read More
In the fall of 2016, Mayer Building Company completed this 7-month renovation and addition to a 1920s craftsman home just of Bayou St. John. The work included re-purposing a brick fireplace into structural piers, adding a second story and renovating the first floor. Notable features include historically appropriate fenestration, re-milled antique pine floors and stair treads, new and reclaimed cabinets and millwork, spray foam, high efficiency mechanical and plumbing systems and old-world doors and hardware. Photographs by Anne Finney.Read More
In May 2016, Mayer Building Company completed exterior repairs and a new paint job for the French Quarter Realty building on the corner of Esplanade and Rampart. Just in time for the new streetcar line, this project was completed on a very tight budget and very quick schedule. MBC met will all historic society compliance and delivered this work without affecting FQR’s ongoing occupancy.Read More
In Spring 2016, Mayer Building Company completed a historic rehabilitation for the Jackson & Jackson Law Firm on Baronne Street. At the time of our work the building had suffered some foundation and sub-foundation failures. The result of the failure included severely cracked load-bearing masonry walls, roof leaks, and all around finishes and millwork damage. Mayer Building Company shored the old brick building and restored its facade and interiors back to its former glory and austerity.Read More
At the end of the summer 2015, Mayer Building Company delivered the renovation of 8207 Oak Street for a local commercial developer. The project consisted of restoring the facade and all fenestration and storefront to exacting historic standards while converting the 14000 square foot interior to rent ready commercial space. All new services and utilities were established and an elevator installed. We also built out the common areas on the second floor which included a high end kitchenette, bathrooms, stairs and some antique wood flooring.Read More
This winter MBC completed a simple, clean restoration of a shotgun double in the heart of Mid City. We restored the front facade and replace the rest of the exterior: cementious siding, new architectural shingle roof and decking and new clad windows. We rehabilitated this building with much of the of the historic character left in place. We salvaged all doors, mantels, hearths, transoms, floors, rim locks, attic clerestory window and much of the trim. While these aspects were carefully restored, we updated the two apartments to include all new plumbing, electrical, central AC, new kitchens and laundries, composite deck-boards, gutters and downspouts, closet space and pantriesRead More
In a townhouse on Royal Street, Mayer Building Company completed a project for property manager and client that included maintenance, upgrades and repairs to a very natty single family home. We installed a new air conditioning system for the carriage house suites, completed re-glazing of all courtyard glass, added historically compliant board & batten shutters, patched in some antique pine floors and spiffed up several rooms with a high end paint job.Read More
For Ryan Gootee General Contractors in June 2015, Mayer Building Company delivered a small part of their major project at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Church and Rectory. Mayer Building Company was hired as a subcontractor to remove and replace the old wood siding with new OSB sheathing and cementious smooth siding on the rectory building.Read More
n April, Mayer Building Company completed the major overhaul that was this Mid City home renovation project. In this over-sized double, we created a grand single family home. While all systems are new: (plumbing, electrical, HVAC, insulation, windows, appliances, hardware), the beauty of this project was in re-purposing many of its original features.Read More
Recently our commercial construction project came to a successful completion, and we are open for business. I appreciate the efforts of Mayer Building Company in getting my premium coffee shop open early.
I brag about you and your people all of the time.. I get constant compliments on the building! Recently our commercial construction project came to a successful completion, and we are open for business. I appreciate the efforts of Mayer Building Company in building out our new offices on time and within budget.
Thanks again for a job well done! We have completed over 30 Cyclebars across the country in the past year. The New Orleans (Magazine Street) site was not only one of the best but working with Mayer exceeded all expectations. I look forward to future work with the Mayer Team.
Y’all did such a nice job. Thank you so much for your careful work. You’ve helped transform our space!
I just want to thank you and your staff for going above and beyond during this build out process. With us being in a different city, y’all have been awesome to work with. Y’all have accommodated every change within our construction window and have helped us greatly on things that couldn’t have gotten done without you and your staff’s help. Thanks so much. It is greatly appreciated.
Thank you very much for doing such a great job. The rooms look great and the inconvenience to us was minimal at worst. Your personnel was friendly and easy to work with. Fred was really great. We are very pleased with the result. Thank you and I hope to work with you again on another project.
I was concerned about doing a renovation at a place that was many states away from where I lived. I needed someone that I could count on and could handle every aspect of the renovation. I also required someone who was familiar with the permit requirements for an historical building in New Orleans….I would highly recommend Ryan Mayer to any potential client. I was extrememly pleased with the work he performed and would use him again for any additional contracting needs that I may have.