We’ve seen the light – lights of every sort – in recent months here at Historical Arts and Casting.
As we take a breather between major projects, our artisans have shed light on everything from residences in Palm Beach to the Nebraska state... (Read More)
How can you head into the holiday season without looking back at the year you’re leaving behind?
It’s about more than balancing the books or, in 2017, basking in the glow of what will define Historical Arts and Casting Inc. for years to come... (Read More)
Not so often, but every once in a while, a flood of emotion sweeps over us as we work on a project, realizing that a couple hundred years from now, long after we’re gone, this piece of metalwork will become history to a future generation.
They... (Read More)
When it comes to scary things here at Historical Arts and Casting, we can think of a few. Pounding a piece of cast metal out of its mold and seeing it shatter like a dropped piece of glass strikes horror in our hearts.
But for Halloween, we’ve... (Read More)
It’s impossible to predict what’s going to surface next at Historical Arts and Casting, a massive project such as the restoration of the U.S. Capitol dome or light fixtures – by far our most popular request – that keep us busy during the... (Read More)
Kids aren’t the only ones having fun surfing the web! Sometimes, we even find a few golden nuggets, such as “Metals in America’s Historic Buildings.”
Many of us look on preservation of our country’s metal work as a relatively recent... (Read More)
Touring our facilities in West Jordan is an adventure in itself, watching what goes into the cast-metal pieces that define Historical Arts and Casting. And a can’t-miss stop along the way is our shipping area, a museum of sorts, if you... (Read More)
While many of Historical Arts and Casting’s work graces the country’s East Coast – including one of then-14-year-old Chad Thorell’s first projects, grinding down legs on benches headed to New York’s Liberty Island – his favorite project... (Read More)
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)