Right Path Windows & Restoration was tasked with the historic replication of this 6 story building, in a variety of ways.
Sapele mahogany (Entandrophragma cylindricum) is a durable hardwood grown in Africa. With its straight grain, it has long been used for the fabrication of windows and doors.
As historic restoration contractors, Right Path Windows and Restoration was tasked with fabricating a new two story custom wood storefront and glass system to match the existing historic conditions at the Gabay Building.
The most striking feature of the new façade is the bi-folding door system. This allows the restaurant to open out onto the street front in warmer months. However, for the cooler months, the glass had to ensure that the restaurant and its patrons would be well protected from the chilly temperatures outside.
The five story townhouse located at 24 Thompson St is the tallest of its kind downtown. It also has 15' tall ceilings. Located in SoHo, this property was a vacant lot before husband and wife design team, Courtney and Bob Novogratz brought this building to life in 2001.
Frank Lloyd Wright designed this house in Great Neck, NY. When the eighty year old custom crafted cypress windows and doors were in need of attention, we restored them back to their original beauty.
When deciding whether to restore your windows or to replace them, the answer will lie with what sort of property owner you are. There are two types: the historian and the pragmatist.
Metal weather stripping has proven its worth by virtue of the test of time. Houses built over 100 years ago often still have the original weather stripping, and it's just as efficient now as it was when it was installed.
Located on Merchants' Row, aptly named for the Bloomingdale, Macy, Saks and Gimbels families who had country estates located here, this stately home was built in 1927 for Earl Sams, the founder of the J.C. Penney department store.
Right Path Windows & Restoration restored wooden sash windows in this Italian palazzo-style building. It was designed by noted architect J. E. R. Carpenter and was built in 1922. He lived in the building until his death, as did legendary actress Gloria Swanson. The windows of the penthouse on the corner of 73rd St. overlooking Central Park were in need of restoration
The craftsmen at Right Path Windows & Restoration use modern technology to create traditional wood window sashes.
Located at 42 E. 69th St, the New York headquarters of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) is housed in what was once the home of financier Arthur Sachs.
This building began its life as a dormitory on Staten Island, housing the workers at the county's "poor farm" from 1916 until the 1930s. At that point, The Cottagebecame the residence of the director of Seaview Hospital before being abandoned in 1973. The property was landmarked in 1985 before being added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. Complete renovations began in 2014.
The Hotel on Rivington helped to usher in a new day on the Lower East Side with its sleek and thoroughly modern design. This twenty-story glass and aluminum boutique hotel towers over its neighbors, primarily consisting of tenement-style buildings with storefronts. The fashionable destination hotel wanted to keep its appearance fresh and up to date with a new facade that included custom-fabricated windows and doors. along with decorative interior wall panels
This historic home was built in 1897, and it remained in the hands of the same family until 1995. Since then it has seen only two owners, both of whom have made renovations and restorations that were true to the home's original character.
45 E. 66th St.
Completed in 1908, this building was originally called Parkview as it afforded a commanding view of Central Park. Located on the corner of 66th St. and Madison Ave., it loomed over the rest of the low scale row houses that existed on the block.
This building ushered in a new style of living on the Upper East Side, with 13-room apartments and accommodations for staff. Rather than residing in single family detached homes, fashionable New Yorkers of the time lived high above the dust and noise of the street level.
It was landmarked by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1977.
This Gold Coast mansion was constructed in 1916, and was designed to be a replica of an 18th Century British country house. The home features numerous French doors and windows, including ornate architectural accents.
Have you ever wondered about how glass can be bent to create windows, such as those often found on corner turrets? If so, then read on.
This building is an example of how lifestyles have evolved over the decades. It was one of the first luxury apartment houses that replaced many single family homes in the city.
The restoration of wood windows is simple and straightforward undertaking when experienced professionals are a part of the process. Please click on the image above to see a slideshow that illustrates just how elemental it is to give an old window a new lease on life.