Historic Wood Window Restoration Techniques

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historic preservation highlight


Please come and join DC NOMA as we highlight Adrienne Smoot of AVSmoot, LLC and Gretchen Pfaehler of Michael Baker Jr., Inc. and Chair of the Historic Preservation Review Board for Washington DC.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

AVSmoot, LLC
3150 Bladensburg Rd NE
Washington, DC 20018


AVSmoot LLC is a fully bonded and insured construction company building their reputation as a contractor of choice. Their company has three divisions working in coordination to provide superior PAINTING, HISTORIC RESTORATION & GENERAL CONTRACTING SERVICES to a broad range of government and private sector clients in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Each division of AVSmoot operates with integrity & excellence–that is the cornerstone of their business philosophy.

Gretchen Pfaehler has over two decades of experience in the preservation, restoration, and renovation of historic buildings and landscapes across the United States. She is knowledgeable on the issues of preservation project delivery methods, technical building documentation and assessments, integration of holistic maintainable energy saving solutions with existing buildings, building material treatments, preservation laws, review processes and regulations applied to historic preservation projects. Her experience with existing buildings provides a solid understanding of the requirements for determination of significant building elements and developing design solutions integrating new uses that maintain the historic character of the building.

This event will be hosted at AVSmoot’s shop and will encompass a presentation from Adrienne Smoot and Gretchen Pfaehler on historic wood window restoration techniques followed by a networking event with food and beverages. The event is free but the relationships made at the event may be priceless. We look forward to seeing you there.

Space is limited so please make sure you RSVP by securing your ticket HERE.