Historic

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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French Quarter Realty Office Build Out

Prior to “Super Bowl Week” 2013, Mayer Building Company delivered a sleek, modern satellite office for our client, French Quarter Realty. This interior renovation included replacing an aged unused gallery space at 713 Royal Street, with a new polished office and sales space for the Vieux Carre’s premier real estate house.

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Bourbon House Build-Out

Mayer Building Company conveyed a small expansion at Dickie Brennan’s Bourbon House on December 21st 2012 in time for their Christmas rush. The project was unveiled for lunch service on the day of the New Orleans Bowl. It included converting an unused room, essentially an oversized janitor’s closet, into a full service Bourbon Bar, replete with custom cypress and glass millwork.

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Exterior Improvements on Barracks

Mayer Building Company was hired to replace three failing casement windows, reduce an old brick fence and brick columns, replace cypress weatherboard, and rebuild an historic stoop at a residence on Barracks Street downtown. The nature of this work, like so many other Mayer jobs, dealt with delivering high-end, historic work that is also built to last.

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Double to Single Conversion

On Dumaine Street In Mid City, Mayer Building Company performed a relatively simple conversion of a front and back double to a single. In keeping with the Craftsman style, we installed milled banding around the door frames, employed salvaged New Orleans cypress doors and recycled rim locks. We also installed a massive built-in bookshelf and storage cabinet that was salvaged from another Mayer Building Co project.

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