Historic

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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Rehabilitaion in the Quarter

Mayer Building Company recently delivered a project on St Philip Street in the heart of the Vieux Carre. The majority of the work consisted of weatherboard cladding and sheathing replacement and fabricating new historically accurate windows and shutters. Once the restoration work was complete, we painted all facades of this old wooden treasure.

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Preventative Maintenance at Historic Properties on Baronne

Mayer Building Company recently turned over a preventative maintenance package on three Landmarked buildings on Baronne St. We achieved all the guidelines for the historic permit prior to the work. After that, we set out to complete the tasks that MBC and the Owner concluded would be the best way of keeping moisture out of the three buildings. We caulked and puttied and painted windows, changed select weatherboards, removed and replaced fascia boards and gutter coves. We added downspouts, replaced gutters and installed new scuppers. We primed, back-primed and painted all repairs.

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French Quarter Kitchen & Bath

In April, just before French Quarter Fest, the Mayer Building Company team delivered a compact, but finely detailed kitchen and bath renovation to a French Quarter condominum residence on Royal Street. Our clients, from Atlanta, Georgia, expected a highly discriminating finish package, a premium appliance set, and a number of top-notch accents. We delivered all.

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510 Esplanade

In April 2012, Mayer Building Company commenced a major overhaul of the 4-story 1840s masonry townhouse (read mansion). Ten months later, one of the finest residences in the French Quarter emerged. This home, which had once been converted into four condos or apartments, is now re-establised as a single family home in granduer and panache. Above the gas lanterns, two galleries, dressed in iron lace, catch river breezes and views well into the Marigny/ Bywater. The home, designed with eloborate and ornate finishes, Victorian in some places, Louis XIV in others is a study in custom craftsmanship and artisan applications. 510 Esplanade also contains state-of-the-art equipment blended into its style for super-ergonomics in the kitchen, baths, palors and recreation areas.

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