1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
Preservation New Jersey • 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing • PO Box 7815• West Trenton, NJ 08628
609-392-6409
1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org

Construction Projects


Your donation dollars at work! Skilled historic preservation and restoration contractors are busy right now toward enabling the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing to open in November! Watch this page for updates and photos.

There are a number of immediately needed projects that remain unfunded. Can you help? See the list. Thank you!

September 2015

Review of Entry Arch Masonry
Contractor Kurt Schulte and Masonry Conservator Lorraine Schabel review masonry repairs at the front entrance arch.

Replacement of rotted wainscoting
Rotted wainscoting in the nave being replaced.

Patching and priming in the nave
Greenleaf painters patching and priming in the nave.

Old furnace removed
The old broken and inefficient furnace is removed.

Preparing for new flooring
Preparing for new flooring.

Restoring name plates
Restoring name plates for the stained glass windows in the nave.

Electric heaters removed
Temporary electric heaters removed from the walls of the nave.

Balcony floor repaired
Balcony floor repaired.

Restoring trim in the nave
Restoring trim in the nave.

Set up for carpentry work
Set up for carpentry work.

August 2015

Rear pews removed for exhibit space
Rear pews removed for exhibit space.

Front pews removed for performance space
Front pews removed for performance space.

July 2014

Nave sill repair complete
Repair of nave sills completed.

Front sill repair complete
Repair of sills under front (original) stained glass windows completed.

June 2014

Rear pendant light rewired
Rear pendant light being rewired.

Pendant lights repaired brighter bulbs installed
Pendant lights were repaired and brighter CF bulbs were installed.

Nave window sill before repair
Nave window sill exterior before repair by Schulte Restorations.

Rotted sill wood
Sample of rotted sill wood under stained glass window in nave.

Extensive damage to front window sill
Extensive damage to front window sill before repair by Schulte Restorations.

Loss of integrity of original window
Beginning of loss of integrity of original stained glass window in front of 1867 Sanctuary.

March 2014

Front nave heater
Emergency electric heater installed in front of nave following furnace failure.

Rear nave heater
Emergency electric heater installed in rear of nave to prevent further damage from freezing of interior.

June 2013

Security sticker
New security system installed and activated.

Security system panel
New security system control panel.

Security camera
New security camera monitoring.

Water bug
Basement water sensor.

May 2013

Basement stair arch
Asbestos remediation reveals architectural elements in basement.

Basement arches
Remediation of asbestos exposed arches in basement.

Choir room wall
Removal of asbestos from walls in basement (former choir room).

Vestibule floor
Removal of asbestos-containing tile from floor of vestibule.

January 2013

New fire alarm control box
New fire alarm control box.

Exernal fire alarm signal
New external fire alarm signal.

Fire alarm pull box
New fire alarm pull box.

New wall sensor
New fire alarm wall sensor.

Fire alarm ceiling sensor
New fire alarm ceiling sensor.

Fire alarm ceiling sensor
New fire alarm ceiling sensor.

September 30, 2015


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