Allerton Mansion

Higher Ed 

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In a unique approach to continuing exterior work during the winter weather season here in Illinois we constructed a roofed scaffolding system on rollers. With this in place Path was able to deliver this project in the universities tight time frame even with tough winter conditions.”

– Christina Pontious, APM, Path Construction

Project Scope

This historic, 30,000SF, Georgian Revival-style home now serves as a banquet and retreat center. Historical background checks were performed so materials could be approved. Operations continued during construction. Scope included, but was not limited to slate roof replaced, featuring copper snow guards, and cupola; winter work was protected by erecting a tent over the roof; seven chimneys rebuilt or repaired; and removed slate and brick was recycled for reuse.

Location: Monticello, Illinois

Owner: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Contract Value $2.5 Million