Teaching Historic Preservation at Notre Dame

Teaching Historic Preservation at Notre Dame

Conservation education is a natural extension of Notre Dame's curriculum.

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Architectural Salvage & Antiques

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to purveyors of architectural and antiques for traditional design and building projects, including salvaged wood flooring, wood beams, tin ceilings, fixtures, and other elements.

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Artwork, Art Glass & Furnishings

Traditional Building's Buying Guide for suppliers and producers of Artwork, Art Glass & Furnishings for traditional architecture and building projects.

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Columns & Capitals

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to suppliers and producers of columns and capitals for traditional architecture design and building projects.

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Conservatories & Outbuildings

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to designers and builders of conservatories, sun rooms, gazebos, pool houses, and greenhouses for classically designed building projects.

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Doors, Windows, Hardware & Shutters

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to manufacturers and installers of doors, windows, shutters, and hard-to-find hardware; metal and wood doors, entryways, windows, and shutters; window treatments and sash; window restoration and repair.

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Exterior Elements, Ornament, and Finishes

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to exterior elements, ornament and finishes for traditional building projects, including exterior architectural ornament, balustrades, facades, terra cotta ornament, siding, and stone cladding.

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Flooring

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to flooring, including wood, tile, stone, salvaged timber, and other materials, for use in traditional architecture and building projects.

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Hardware

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to suppliers and manufacturers of traditionally designed hardware, such as window hardware, shutter hardware, cabinet hardware; hardware restoration.

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Interior Elements, Ornament & Finishes

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to manufacturers, suppliers, designers and installers of interior architectural ornament and other elements, such as molding, cornices, decorative painting, ceiling medallions, and finishes.

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Landscape & Garden Specialties

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to companies specializing in Landscape & Garden Specialties for traditionally-designed outdoor spaces, including benches, mailboxes, pavers and fieldstone, pergolas, planters, urns, retaining walls, fences & gates, and fountains.

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Lighting & Electrical

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to manufacturers, suppliers, and designers of traditional and period-style interior and exterior lighting and electrical elements, including chandeliers, lanterns, ceiling fans, and gas lighting.

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Mantels, Fireplaces & Chimneys

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to suppliers and manufacturers of chimneys, mantels, fireplaces, chimney fans, chimney pots, fireplace tile and other fireplace- and chimney-related accessories.

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Metalwork

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to metalwork, including patinas & metal coatings, registers & grilles, stairs, railings, cast metalwork and metalwork repair.

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Plumbing, Bath & Heating

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to plumbing, bath & heating suppliers, designers, restoration services, and educational programs focusing on bathtubs, bathroom fixtures, sinks, toilets, and heating systems.

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Professional Services

A Buying Guide to professional services for new construction or historic building restoration.

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Roofing & Roof Specialties

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to roofing & roof specialties, including repairs, bird control systems, lightning protection, roofing materials, skylights, snow guards, steeples, cupolas, and more.

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Stone, Brick and Masonry

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to Stone, Brick and Masonry products and services for traditional building and design projects, including brick, hand-carved stone, masonry, pavers, restoration, repair, and more.

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Timber Framing & Barns

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to designers and builders of barns and timber frames, including suppliers of beams & large timbers for these structures.

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Tools & Equipment

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to preservation tools & equipment, including epoxies and stone & masonry tools.

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Woodwork

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to Woodwork for classically-inspired design projects, including architectural millwork, cabinets, hand-carving, porch & stair parts, finishing, and custom wine racks & cellars.

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Cocktail Canvases

The L'Enfants, a group of young architects in the DC area, go head-to-head with their classical designs...on cocktail napkins.

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Historic Tax Credit, Take Two

Almost felled by the tax reform ax, the historic tax credit, an immensely effective preservation tool still stands—albeit under new forms and rules.

Product Reports

This angel is one of many religious pieces carved by Agrell Architectural Carving. Photo: courtesy of Agrell

Woodwork for Religious Buildings

When it comes to church architecture, the devil is in the saintly details. So is the delight. This is especially true of the custom woodwork that brings character to the space, whether it be a mighty cathedral and or a humble country church.

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Hand-Carved Stone Mantels

Nothing compares to old-fashioned hand-carved stone mantels when it comes to specifying custom details in a new or historic building.

Blogs & Opinion Pieces

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Cocktail Canvases

The L'Enfants, a group of young architects in the DC area, go head-to-head with their classical designs...on cocktail napkins.

Buying Guide Spotlight

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Enkeboll Designs

Manufacturer of architectural woodcarvings: moldings, corbels, columns, capitals, moldings, arches, panels, mantels, onlays & more; over 1,000 items produced from North American hardwoods; $50 catalog refundable upon first order; since 1956.