Lo Sardo General Contractor Inc.
Historic Restoration / Local Law 11 Project
280 Broadway Manhattan NY
Sun Building included stone cleaning, stone and brick repointing, brick and marble replacement and cast-iron restoration. The marble selections were handpicked from Georgia White quarry in Tate Georgia, the marble ashlar panels and capitals were replicated to match existing. The roofing, copper gutters and brick parapet were replaced, new lead-coated copper hoods and cornice covers were installed. The cast iron vault light glazing and skylight glazing were replaced. The wooden windows and storefronts were preserved and repainted. The iconic exterior clock and thermometer were refurbished and structural steel replaced. The project won the Lucy Moses Award for landmark restoration in 2020.