R E N A I S S A N C E
ART, RESTORATION & ARCHITECTURE, LLC
Heritage Preservation Award
American Swedish Institute
Second Floor Interior Conservation and Restoration
Designed in "Chateauesque" style and completed in 1908, the Tumblad Mansion, now the American Swedish Institute, is one of the most important historic buildings in the Twin Cities.
Its exterior walls, constructed from Indiana limestone, are embellished with extensive stone carvings. Its ornate interior is also adorned with woodcarvings, painted and gilded plaster moldings, stenciled and hand-painted decorative floral motifs on ceilings and walls.
Restoration consisted of:
EXTERIOR OF THE BUILDING