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Architect's Corner

Gary Kleier is our resident Old Louisville Architectural Conservator.  He lives on Floral Terrace and is one of those folks who was instrumental in the landscaping and beautification of that little jewel of a walking court between Sixth and Seventh Streets.  Gary specializes in restoration architecture and architectural forensic services and has a wide range of  talents which are described on his own web site at www.KleierAssociates.com.  You can reach Gary by email at gjkleier@netscape.net, and enjoy another of his web sites, CHTKY.org

From time to time, as the passion strikes, Gary has been writing articles for OldLouisville.com from an architect's perspective.  These articles will contain a wealth of tips and information that promise to be a great resource for residents of Old Louisville and owners of historic homes around the country.  Be sure to check back as the following list is sure to increase:

Brick Structures - Oh What Damage We Do Inflict "The most deadly enemy is man and what he does in the name of maintenance and rehabilitation."

The Vinyl Lie  "Every day unsuspecting owners of historic homes, believing they are actually making an investment in their home, succumb to the vicious lies of an unscrupulous industry....."

A True Story  "The next time you are thinking about doing something to your "old" house, think about this true story."

Brick Sidewalk Repair  A quick primer on repairing your brick walkways

Brick or Concrete?  An illustrated discussion on the advantages of both brick and concrete sidewalks.  You decide.


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