The Preservation Businesses, Products & Services directory provides a wide variety of resources for those working on a historic home project, planning a building restoration project, or those interested in hiring a historic consultant to complete a historic nomination or provide design services.
Preservation consultants are generally hired to help with documentation projects such as historic resource surveys, drafting of design guidelines, and masonry nomination of properties and districts to the National Register of Historic Places.
Some Kansas City preservation consultants are also hired to advise property owners on appropriate rehabilitation treatments or to complete applications for funding programs such as tax incentives and grants.
This list, compiled by the Historical Study Society, is provided as a service to individuals, organizations, and communities needing the assistance of a preservation consultant. The Kansas City Historic Preservation office does not attest to personal and corporate qualifications of these or any other consultants/contractors, whose level of experience and costs may vary.
Contracting individuals, Kansas City organizations, or communities are encouraged to ask any consultant/contractor for references and recent work samples.
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Proprietor at Leverett Masonry Consulting
Reading Technical College, UK.
Simon Leverett began his masonry career in the early 1980’s by completing a City and Guilds of London Masonry program. After six years he became a journeyman mason and spent the next decade working on all kinds of buildings from 11th century, to Jacobean, to Arts and Crafts.
In 1995 he moved to the United States and became a masonry instructor for the prison system. He then moved to the Midwest and eventually started his own business, working on local landmarks. His most recent work has been in Chicago where he has spent the last 5 years working as a field consultant and technical assistance for a masonry supplier.
The current chapter is consulting. Drawing on over three decades of experience, he assists architects, engineers and property managers in writing historically accurate repair and material specifications. His advice and expertise has been sought for many local landmarks. For homeowners he writes a scope of work, which includes details such as proper materials to use and a restoration timeline for scheduling. He can assist in contractor selection,
These reports always save the owner money and enable long lasting historically accurate repairs.
Anthony A Reyes AF&AOM was born in Historic Independence Mo, and started his masonry career at the age of 19.
In the early 90's Anthony moved his direction to commercial fountains and fountain restoration in the state of Florida. Anthony has years of experience in the handling, customization, installing and restoring historic fountains and water features all over Midwest specifically in Kansas City and Florida
The founding partner of Kansas City Masonry Contractors and Kansas City Fountain Design Group. Anthony directs management structure for all projects and also leads and directs specific projects under our assignment.
With hands-on commitment to City of Kansas City Fountain Design is evidenced through nearly 30 years of fountain design, production, installation, and operationhas provided historic preservation consulting and contracting services on countless structures throughout entire Midwest region including several dozen on the National Register of Historic Places.
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32 Degree Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
Preservation Texas Honor Award
Fountain conservation South Florida
Florida Folklife Program
Master Operative Mason
Stone carver and marble carver, AS. King specializes in designing custom, hand-carved artworks in marble and stone from fireplaces to Fountains, busts and larges figures to architectural ornamentation including relief panels and entryways for private and public collections
KING MASONRY CLEANING KANSAS CITY
Of all the changes a historic masonry building can undergo, cleaning the exterior brick and/or stone masonry is one of the most visually dramatic. Re-surfacing the original color of the masonry by cleaning it brings about impressive improvements. This is especially true in the appearance of many urban buildings blackened by industrial pollution and road grime. Of all the changes a historic masonry building can undergo, cleaning the exterior brick and/or stone masonry is one of the most visually dramatic. Re-surfacing the original color of the masonry by cleaning it brings about impressive improvements. This is especially true in the appearance of many urban buildings blackened by industrial pollution and road grime. Masonry cleaning is a process which changes not only the appearance of historic brick or stone masonry buildings, but also the environmental context in which they exist. Masonry cleaning is a process which changes not only the appearance of historic brick or stone masonry buildings, but also the environmental context in which they exist.