Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

Noted by The New York City Landmark’s Preservation Commission as “the largest Cathedral in the world”, The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine’s magnificent French Gothic interior built in 1892, suffered a fire on December 18, 2001. The smoke from the fire covered the entire interior surface of the cathedral with a thick layer of soot. Ernest Neuman Studios …

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 …

261 Hudson Street, Luxury Condo Lobby

261 Hudson Street is a brand new luxury apartment building in lower Manhattan. Ernest Neuman Studios was hired through Fresh Painting Inc. to match two textured and highly polished decorative plaster finishes that matched the architects and designers concept samples. We conceived the means and methods to successfully bring these finishes to life, applying them to the walls and ceilings …

Carnegie Hall

infoDesign Awards – Department of Design and Construction New York Construction News Best of 2003 Institutional Award Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall