Replacement of Metal Exterior Siding

The Hexagon is a unique house designed and constructed in 1892 by inventor Ephraim Shay as his home in Harbor Springs, Michigan. Shay’s principal invention, the Shay locomotive, ran on wooden rail…

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Ornamental Sheet Metal, A Brief History

This is a brief history of the ornamental sheet metal industry in the United States in the late nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries. Sheet metal was used for such practical purposes as roofing, guttering and drain pipes, and had some fine arts applications such as sheet metal statuary. The use of ornamental metal for cornices, building fronts, and exterior…

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The Belasco Theatre Marquee

The Belasco Theatre Marquee, a Shubert Organization property, is covered with W.F. Norman products thanks to the incredible design work of Francesca Russo Architects…

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Scale of Justice Weathervane

This beautiful Scales of Justice Weathervane was crafted by our talented friends at West Coast Weather Vanes using the parts we made for them…

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Heaton Building Exterior Restoration

The Heaton Building is a unique 1906 downtown center-block, party-wall building. The pressed metal cornice and ornamentation on the building were restored or replaced where necessary with new elements made using the original dies from WF Norman…

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