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Meridian Hill Historic Exposed Aggregate Concrete ...

Feb 01, 1984  The work at Meridian Hill probably stands as the first refined large scale use of exposed aggregate concrete for architectural purposes. Architectural sculptor

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Rehabilitation planned for lower level of Meridian Hill ...

Dec 09, 2020  Meridian Hill Park features one of America’s earliest examples of decorative exposed aggregate concrete. The project includes replacement and repair of damaged

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"Experimentation in Concrete: John J. Earley at Meridian ...

Apr 23, 2014  Theses (Historic Preservation) Title. Experimentation in Concrete: John J. Earley at Meridian Hill Park, Washington, DC : History, Technology, and

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Construction History in Architectural Conservation: The ...

CONSERVATION: THE EXPOSED AGGREGATE, REINFORCED CONCRETE OF MERIDIAN HILL PARK LORI AUMENT ABSTRACT-To inform the concrete restoration work proposed for

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Preservation of Meridian Hill Park -Phase V and VI

The National Park Service has submitted final site development plans for proposed improvements at Meridian Hill Park. The Park is a National Historic Landmark

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A Pioneer in the Use of Exposed Aggregate Concrete ...

Keywords: concrete; colored concrete; exposed aggregate concrete; history; mix proportioning; structural design. Date: 10/1/1979. Abstract: H. W. Peaslee and

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Construction History in Architectural Conservation: The ...

CONSERVATION: THE EXPOSED AGGREGATE, REINFORCED CONCRETE OF MERIDIAN HILL PARK LORI AUMENT ABSTRACT-To inform the concrete restoration work proposed for Meridian Hill Park in Washing-ton, D.C., constructed 1915-36, research was conducted to document the construction history of the exposed aggregate, reinforced concrete and to

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Meridian Hill Park Architectural Concrete

Meridian Hill Park has been designated a National Historic Landmark in large part because of its incredible concrete. The Park is the birthplace of gap-graded, exposed aggregate, architectural concrete. Architectural sculptor John J. Earley invented this remarkable material for the Park’s initial construction in 1915.

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Meridian Hill Park: Rehabilitating a Historic Landscape ...

May 26, 2021  Meridian Hill Park: Rehabilitating a Historic Landscape with Consigli Construction (Members Only) May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm ... The use of exposed aggregate concrete was a revolutionary development in building materials at the time. During this phase of the restoration, the architectural features at the Lower Plaza and Great Stair will be ...

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Meridian Hill Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Meridian Hill Park is open until 9PM in the winter and midnight in the summer. Accessibility: Meridian Hill Park is made from an aggregate concrete. It can be bumpy and rough in places. Due to the terracing required to overcome the terrain of the area, several of the entrances from the 16th street side have stairs and are not accessible.

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A Pioneer in the Use of Exposed Aggregate Concrete ...

Keywords: concrete; colored concrete; exposed aggregate concrete; history; mix proportioning; structural design. Date: 10/1/1979. Abstract: H. W. Peaslee and ACI member John J. Earley were pioneers in the use of exposed aggregate concrete in the Washington, D.C. area. One of the first major projects in the early 20th Century was Meridian Hill Park.

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NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK NOMINATION

Walls: Exposed aggregate concrete Roof: N/A Other: Pavement Materials: Exposed aggregate concrete, concrete, asphalt. ... Describe Present and Historic Physical Appearance. Meridian Hill Park is located just above Florida Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets in northwest

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Experimentation in concrete : John J. Earley at Meridian ...

Dec 31, 2014  Experimentation in concrete : John J. Earley at Meridian Hill Park, Washington, DC : history, technology, and characterization of exposed aggregate concrete Item Preview > ... (M.S. in Historic Preservation) -- University of Pennsylvania, 1999 ...

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"Rehabilitation planned for lower level of Meridian Hill ...

Dec 11, 2020  Meridian Hill Park features one of America’s earliest examples of decorative exposed aggregate concrete. The project includes replacement and repair of damaged historic walls, walkways and stairs to improve safety and preserve historic architectural elements of the park.

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ACI marks a century of architectural concrete pioneer ...

Sep 16, 2014  Photo: Ben Schumin: Built in the 1920s with exposed aggregate methods John Earley perfected for cast-in-place and precast concrete, Meridian Hill Park was designated America’s first National Historic Landmark in the Designed Landscape category during the 1994 Earth Day Ceremony by President Bill Clinton.

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Cathdral of the Sacred Heart - waters-craftsman

Project: Meridian Hill Park, Phase 2 - Washington, DC. Dates of Construction: 2011 - 2012 . Project Description: This project included restoration of historic exposed aggregate concrete on walls, piers, sidewalks and decorative features created by John Earley in the early 1900’s.

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Rehabilitation Planned For Lower Level Of Meridian Hill ...

Dec 30, 2020  Meridian Hill Park features one of America’s earliest examples of decorative exposed aggregate concrete. The project includes replacement and repair of damaged historic walls, walkways and stairs to improve safety and preserve historic architectural elements of the park.

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Preservation of Meridian Hill Park -Phase V and VI

The National Park Service has submitted final site development plans for proposed improvements at Meridian Hill Park. The Park is a National Historic Landmark, significant for its design based on Italian hill gardens and its elaborate architectural features constructedof exposed aggregate concrete developed by John J. Earley.

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Experimentation in Concrete: John J. Earley at Meridian ...

Experimentation in Concrete: John J. Earley at Meridian Hill Park, Washington, DC : History, Technology, and Characterization of Exposed Aggregate Concrete. 1999. Lori Aument. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this

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Meridian Hill Park - Wikipedia

Meridian Hill Park is a structured urban park located in the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Columbia Heights; it also abuts the nearby neighborhood of Adams Morgan.The park was designed and built between 1912 and 1940. This 12-acre (49,000 m 2), formally landscaped site is officially part of the National Capital Parks Unit of the National Park System, and is administered by the ...

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Construction History in Architectural Conservation: The ...

To inform the concrete restoration work proposed for Meridian Hill Park in Washington, D.C., constructed 1915–36, research was conducted to document the construction history of the exposed ...

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Meridian Hill Park HABS ' Wo. DC-53; Sixteenth Street ...

Meridian Hill Park HABS ' Sixteenth Street, north of Florida Avenue,;K.W. Washington ... of exposed aggregate concrete provided a facsimile of the stone and mosaic masonry ... A. Historic American Buildings Survey, measured p. 53 drawings, 1985

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Experimentation in Concrete: John J. Earley at Meridian ...

Experimentation in Concrete: John J. Earley at Meridian Hill Park, Washington, DC : History, Technology, and Characterization of Exposed Aggregate Concrete. 1999. Lori Aument. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this

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Preservation of Meridian Hill Park -Phase V and VI

The National Park Service has submitted final site development plans for proposed improvements at Meridian Hill Park. The Park is a National Historic Landmark, significant for its design based on Italian hill gardens and its elaborate architectural features constructedof exposed aggregate concrete developed by John J. Earley.

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Cathdral of the Sacred Heart - waters-craftsman

Project: Meridian Hill Park, Phase 2 - Washington, DC. Dates of Construction: 2011 - 2012 . Project Description: This project included restoration of historic exposed aggregate concrete on walls, piers, sidewalks and decorative features created by John Earley in the early 1900’s.

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Meridian Hill Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Meridian Hill Park is open until 9PM in the winter and midnight in the summer. Accessibility: Meridian Hill Park is made from an aggregate concrete. It can be bumpy and rough in places. Due to the terracing required to overcome the terrain of the area, several of the entrances from the 16th street side have stairs and are not accessible.

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Meridian Hill Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Meridian Hill Park is open until 9PM in the winter and midnight in the summer. Accessibility: Meridian Hill Park is made from an aggregate concrete. It can be bumpy and rough in places. Due to the terracing required to overcome the terrain of the area, several of the entrances from the 16th street side have stairs and are not accessible.

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Rehabilitation Planned For Lower Level Of Meridian Hill ...

Dec 30, 2020  Meridian Hill Park features one of America’s earliest examples of decorative exposed aggregate concrete. The project includes replacement and repair of damaged historic walls, walkways and stairs to improve safety and preserve historic architectural elements of the park.

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Experimentation in Concrete: John J. Earley at Meridian ...

Experimentation in Concrete: John J. Earley at Meridian Hill Park, Washington, DC : History, Technology, and Characterization of Exposed Aggregate Concrete By Lori Renée Aument Topics: Historic Preservation and Conservation

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(PDF) Restoring John J. Earley’s Mosaic Concrete

PDF Historical construction and modern restoration of architectural concrete for Meridian Hill Park and Edison Memorial Tower. John J. Earley Studio... Find, read and cite all the research you ...

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JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 1, Article 2 (pp. 03 to 19)

Restoration of the concrete at Meridian Hill Park should proceed according to the general guidelines of quality concrete repair work, with special attention to repair of the exposed aggregate finishes. The exposed aggregate finishes are distinctive for each period of experimentation and embody the various stages in the development of the ...

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Preservation Brief 15: Preservation of Historic Concrete

It is common for historic concrete to have a highly variable appearance, including color and finish texture. Different levels of aggregate exposure due to paste erosion are often found in exposed aggregate concrete. This variability in the appearance of historic concrete increases the level of difficulty in assessing and repairing weathered ...

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Meridian Hill - The Wondrous World of Leslie Banks

Meridian Hill is a historic, urban park located in Northwest Washington, DC. ... The tan-colored hardscape elements throughout the park were created using exposed concrete aggregate, a rather innovative material at the time, using gravel dredged from the Potomac River.

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Preservation of Historic Concrete Old House Web

The surface of the patch must then be finished to match the historic concrete. A brush or wet sponge is particularly useful in achieving matching textures. It may be difficult to match historic concrete surfaces that were textured, as a result of exposed aggregate for example, but it is important that these visual qualities be matched.

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