STAINED GLASS WINDOW AND DOME RESTORATION

1625 OCEAN AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY

 

Type: 

Cleaning, restoring and re-leading of monumental stained glass windows and the central glass dome at this 1925 ( Irving Warshaw, Louis Allen Abramson Architects) synagogue and community center.

Scope: 

The existing stained glass dome was fully disassembled and the sections cleaned, restored and re-leaded complete with new stiffening bars and reinstalled in the main sanctuary. The monumental hip roofed skylight was replicated and replaced in kind with a new formed metal skylight. One monumental window, damaged beyond repair by a hurricane was replicated with a new wood window. The original stained glass was salvaged, restored and re-leaded and installed into the replica frames and sash one stained glass window was restored and reinforced also receiving its original cleaned and re-leaded glass. The Building is listed on the New York State Register of Historic Places and the work was funded in part by a grant from the New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation.

Owner: East Midwood Jewish Center, 1625 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Budget: Withheld.