Cedar Rapids, Iowa
After being inundated by eight feet of floodwater in 2008, the Paramount Theatre, listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, needed extensive repair and restoration. A detailed analysis of the theatre determined the original scheme as well as the painting and plaster techniques. The comprehensive efforts of CSS artisans to return historically accurate grandeur to every surface of this beautiful theatre including gilding, glazing, stencils and trompe l'oiel. More details on the project case study are available on our website at: http://www.conradschmitt.com/portfolio/projects/?projectid=214.