Restoration

Construction Update – One Year Into The Journey!

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the start of heavy construction at 500 Capp Street. After six years of working on a detailed plan of action, the past 12 months have flown by in whirlwind of activity. 500 Capp Street is now secure on a...

Exterior Restoration Commences

In the early 2013, 500 Capp Street underwent a mandatory abatement of its old leaden paint exterior. The iconic battleship gray was stripped and a bright white primer coated the building. Two years later, Phase II of the exterior restoration for 500 Capp Street is...

Construction Update Week #34

Much of the construction at 500 Capp Street has been hidden from public view, but this will change in the coming weeks. With the plumbing and cement pour in the basement complete, our team is now beginning work on the new garage/exhibition/studio space. Additionally, work...

Construction Update Week #31

Based on current projections, we are now past the halfway point in construction at 500 Capp Street. With the foundation complete and essentials such as plumbing going into place, our team is now preparing to begin the second phase of restoration and conservation. This restoration...

Construction Update Week #29

With the new structurally stabilizing foundation nearly complete, the construction crews from Oliver & Company and Add-A-Garage are beginning work on other elements of the house. Plumbing for the basement is going into place and the footings for the terrace stairs are being dug. During...

Construction Update Week #26

“What makes this site different, unique?” is a question many artists ask themselves when exploring a site-specific work, and David Ireland was no exception.   While David produced a breadth of studio work over the course of his career, he found himself continually drawn to creating work...