Restoration of the Second Floor is Complete!

 

Work is now completed in the restoration of the second floor of Edwards Place!  Funded by a challenge grant from the Jeffris Family Foundation as well as the generosity of many private donors, the restoration includes updated electrical wiring, plaster repair, the restoration of certain key furnishings, and installation of period-appropriate carpet, wallpaper, and window treatments. 

Thank you to our talented contractors!

Project Manager:  CJP Architects, Incorporated


Plaster, Paint, and Wallpaper installation: Fritsch Custom Finishes


Trim Painting and Woodwork Restoration: Gonet Designs Corp.

Electrical work: Mansfield Electric Co. 


Historic Textiles and Ingrain Carpet: Thistle Hill Weavers


Ingrain Carpet: Family Heirloom Weavers


Wilton Carpet: The English Wilton Company

Carpet Installation: Gfroerer Rug

Drapery Creation and Installation: Exciting Windows! Susan Day


Wallpaper Reproduction: David Skinner Wallpapers

Historical Consulting: Belfry Historic Consultants

Antiques Consulting: Wipiak Consulting & Appraisals

Photos of Downstairs Restoration

In celebration of the Springfield Art Association's centennial anniversary in 2013, the first floor of Edwards Place was restored to the glory of its mid-19th century, Lincoln-era appearance.  Work began during the summer of 2014 and finished in February 2015. 

Front Hallway

Dining Room

Formal Parlors

Sitting Room

Back Hallway

Library

Children's Parlor

Springfield Art Association logo. A palette with "SAA" designed into it with he words "visual art center" below.

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