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Workshop: Masonry Restoration Techniques

April 7, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Stephen SheltonTrade Institute of Pittsburgh
Tuesday April 07, 2015
6:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

In this workshop, Stephen Shelton will give a hands-on demonstration on the techniques and tricks of the trade in the craft of masonry restoration. He will also elaborate on the different materials used in the art of masonry and restoration and how that applies to specific projects.

About the presenter: Stephen Shelton has 40 years of experience working in the building trades.  For 12 of those years, he was the president of one of the city’s premier masonry companies; known for its high level of craftsmanship and the mark it left on many of the beautiful and historic homes in Pittsburgh.  He is the founder and executive director of the Trade Institute of Pittsburgh, which is a non-profit training facility.  The Institute’s goal is to give individuals, who have been incarcerated or had troubled pasts, an opportunity to learn a trade and secure a living-wage employment.

This workshop is free to PHLF Members. Click here for more information about PHLF membership and please join!
Non-members: $5

RSVPs are appreciated. Contact Mary Lu Denny at 412-471-5808 ext. 527


April 7, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-471-5808  |  Fax: 412-471-1633