Christ Church Riverdale

Canning’s design & planning process included detailed research on the Richard M. Upjohn church decoration period design schemes. The historic paint study and scientific analysis revealed the original colors and stencil patterns which were faithfully restored using traditional materials and decorative painting techniques.

BUILDING FACTS

Location: The Bronx, NY
Built: 1886
Original Architect: Richard M. Upjohn
Style: Gothic Revival
National Lankmark

SCOPE

Canning’s design & planning process included detailed research on the Richard M. Upjohn church decoration period design schemes. The historic paint study and scientific analysis revealed the original colors and stencil patterns which were faithfully restored using traditional materials and decorative painting techniques.

Our historic paint analysis provided the Information needed for the accurate restoration of Richard Upjohn’s intricate designs in this National Landmark church.

New, fine-art murals were also created for this project.


AWARDS

2001 Award of Merit, American Institute of Architects, New York State