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.