The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church

Renovation and expansion of the seminary’s buildings facing 10th Avenue was completed in 2007. The historic oak-wainscoted Refectory in Hoffman Hall, with 40-foot-high vaulted ceilings, has been restored to its original decorative paint and gilding, and fitted out with a modern servery. Related Coverage Seminary’s Renovation Juggles the Old, the New and the Financial [Article by New York Time] The …

Cartier Mansion

The Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion, the last remaining of the historic Midtown mansions, has been restored to its original 1904 glory. Ernest Neuman Studios was hired to restore, reinstall, and reincorporate three large plaster ornamental features from the original mansion into the new wood paneled showroom. The ornaments were lifted into place and installed with all new mechanical ties which …

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Ernest Neuman Studios worked for over three years restoring St. Patrick’s Cathedral. We restored the plaster at the Cathedral’s ceilings, which was damaged from past years of wear and tear and areas of water infiltration. The scope of work successfully completed included the consolidation of the existing plaster and the replication of missing ornamental elements, new three coat plaster was …