Finishing the U.S. Capitol dome restoration brings a welcome chance to catch our breath as we contemplate upcoming projects. And it’s fun too, remembering some of our past favorites, such as Baltimore’s Fava Building.
In the 19th century, the... (Read More)
Before a packed house in New York City, the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York gave Robert Baird, our vice-president of operations, a lifetime membership.
It was a special honor because of their shared passion for... (Read More)
When someone comes to Historical Arts and Casting, they’re looking for something incredible.
What can we say? The Baird brothers – David, Richard, and Robert – set the bar high from the start. Our clients expect a certain quality, a... (Read More)
In the very beginning, when David Baird and his brothers Richard and Robert realized this venture now known as Historical Arts and Casting would go places, “we tried to decide what we wanted to do,” he remembered.
“Did we want to create... (Read More)
In all likelihood, few outside the classic architectural circle can put a face with the name John Russell Pope or recall his historical significance. But in late April, his continuing influence put a smile on many people's faces.
Historical Arts... (Read More)
As with so many things in life, we’ve built our business on the efforts of others through the ages, refining metals and forging them into the pieces viewed with awe today.
There was a deep sense of that in working on the U.S. Capitol dome... (Read More)
Here at Historical Arts and Casting, as discussed before, we have many irons in the fire.
While we mean that in its metaphorical sense – our work certainly extends beyond the cast iron work we did in our first project, preserving the façade of... (Read More)
It’s easy to characterize Historical Arts and Casting as a preservationist in light of the high-profile projects we’ve been privileged to work on through the years.
It’s a hat we wear well. Our work on the restoration of the U.S. Capitol is... (Read More)
David Teague is the first guy you’ll probably want to talk to when doing business with Historical Arts and Casting.
He is a partner at the Salt Lake City-based metal casting company known for its historical renovations and custom fixtures... (Read More)