Historic

Mid City Home Restoration

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.

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Slate Roof Replacement

On St. Philip Street, downtown, Mayer Building Company completed a much needed roof replacement on this c. 1825, historic home. We installed a natural slate roof and salvaged the old ridge caps. The work was performed quickly and safely and in accordance with the Vieux Carre Commission (as always). The new roof, apparent to pedestrians, really rejuvenates this great old masonry Creole Cottage.

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Common Area Paintworks

In November 2014, Mayer Building Company completed fresh paintworks in the common area of a French Quarter apartment building. Maintenance in common areas in downtown buildings are often overlooked. This particular condo association has a beautiful common area and our clean and simple paint job helps to keep it that way.

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De Ja Vu Balcony

In April 2014, Mayer Building Company completed an historically accurate balcony and soffit upgrade at the De Ja Vu Bar and Diner. Working as quickly as possible, Mayer Building Company delivered a first class project on time and on budget.

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Exterior Repairs and Facelift

Mayer Building Company completed sill replacement, siding replacement and a new paintjob for this home on Washington Avenue by the river. We fabbed a new gate and repaired an old handrail too.

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Commercial Build Out in the Quarter

On Conti Street, Mayer Building Company completed a commercial build-out in November 2013. This ground floor space of an historic masonry factory building was designed by Studio Kraft. The clean space boasts custom fabricated millwork doors and arched transom, an ADA compliant toilet room, and new stained concrete floors. The design called for exposing the ancient ceiling framing, sealing the distressed masonry and plaster walls. What was once a dilapidated, unused ground floor on busy Conti Street is now back in commerce

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St. Philip Street Pied-a-Terre

Designed by Logan Killen Interiors, this Mayer Building Company full renovation of a French Quarter condo included plenty of salvage work, a number of notable details and lots of creativity. The complete residence includes a terra-cotta and plaster decorated master bathroom with a mirrored panel wet wall, a kitchen with exposed roof rafters and adjacent powder and shower room, a master bedroom with reclaimed cypress floorboards, an attic loft leading to a dormer and roof space.

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Historic Roof & Facade Renovation of the Rice Building

Mayer Building Company is pleased to announce the successful completion of a major historic roof, façade and masonry renovation of 227-233 Decatur Street, otherwise known as the Rice Building, on behalf of Capital One Bank, NA. Photographs by Anne Finney.

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Residential Conversion in the Irish Channel

For a repeat client, Mayer Building Company, delivered a spiffy renovation of an over-sized double to a really over-sized single in the Irish Channel. Some notable accomplishments that occurred during this project included creating a vast span using glu-lam elements, reclaiming approximately 2100 sf of heart pine floorboards, installation of high-end appliances and fixtures.

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