Category Archives: Preservation

Christine G. H. Franck’s Design for Shopfront Renovation Wins Carnegie Hill Neighbors 2013 Enrichment Award

“For the harmonious and contextually sensitive renovation of the row of storefront facades on the east side of Madison Avenue immediately north of 88th Street,” the Carnegie Hill Neighbors will recognize the Board of Directors of 47 East 88th Street on May 13, 2013 at the National Academy Museum.

View of storefronts AFTER renovation. Image by Stan Honda from Carnegie Hill News Spring 2013, Vol. 34, No. 1.

View of storefronts AFTER renovation. Image by Stan Honda from Carnegie Hill News Spring 2013, Vol. 34, No. 1.

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Historic Fort Worth 2010 Award for Excellence in Preservation awarded to The Brent Hull Companies and Christine G. H. Franck, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Fort Worth, TX – September 20, 2010

Historic Fort Worth has awarded the Byrd Residence its 2010 Residential Award recognizing excellence in the rehabilitation of historic homes.  Fort Worth homebuilder and master-craftsman Brent Hull of The Brent Hull Companies collaborated with New York-based design firm Christine G. H. Franck, Inc. to restore this historic home to its original charm.

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Fort Worth Home Restored to its Colonial Revival Charm

When an historic Colonial Revival home in Fort Worth, Texas needed a gentle facelift to restore its original beauty, the homeowners called on Brent Hull of Hull Historical to head up the renovations. For classical expertise in renovating the facade, Hull Historical turned to Christine G. H. Franck, Inc.

Byrd Residence after renovation

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Oldest Jewish Congregation in America Unveils Preservation of 1829 Cemetery, Design by Christine G.H. Franck

Shearith Israel, the Oldest Jewish Congregation in North America, Unveils First Phase of the Preservation of Its 1829 Cemetery On West 21st Street

See coverage from DNAInfo.com

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Lecture on Traditional American Rooms, ICAA Texas Chapter

Winterthur Style Sourcebook: Traditional American Rooms
a lecture by Christine G. H. Franck and Brent Hull
Thursday, April 22, 2010, Gilliland Residence, 3720 Beverly Drive, Dallas, TX

978-1-56523-322-5

The lecture will explore the Winterthur Museum’s period rooms, the role of the Colonial Revival throughout America and the South, and their relevance for the best of design and craftsmanship today.

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Lecture and Booksigning, ICAA Interiors Seminar, Atlanta February 5-6, 2010

Christine G. H. Franck and Brent Hull lecture on The Winterthur Style Sourcebook, Traditional American Rooms: Celebrating Style, Craftsmanship, and Historic Woodwork. 

Friday, February 5

Lecture & Book-signing for Winterthur Style Sourcebook: Traditional American Rooms – Celebrating Style, Craftsmanship, and Historic Woodwork.

The book has been called “an extremely useful design guide and tutorial on the creation of classic interior architecture,” by Period Homes, and the authors’ lecture will present fascinating information about stylistic origins that will be of great interest to architects, design professionals, and the general public.

6:30 P.M. Reception; 7:00 P.M. Lecture

Location: Rhodes Hall – Headquarters for The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, 1516 Peachtree Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309 

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