Restoration

Your support as a member of the Friends of Greystone has afforded us the opportunity to restore and preserve many elements of the Greystone Estate. Some of our accomplishments are seen below.


Mansion Museum in the Library Room
In progress




Three Kitchens (pantry, main, baking)
2013
  • Magic Chef 1928 Stove cleaned and polished
  • Westinghouse 1928 Icebox porcelain doors reporcelained and hinges replated
  • Sink faucets in all 3 kitchens replated
  • Cabinet hardware replated and replaced
  • Main kitchen marble island cabinet restored and new matching marble top donated by Walker Zanger




Breakfast Room
2012
  • The Breakfast Room cork floor was repaired and restored
    



Pictorial self-guided room tour completed
2011
  • The completion and installation of our pictorial self-guided room tour consisting of thirty-eight framed historical room photos from the 1920's and 1940's







Ministrel Gallery overlooking the Living Room
2009-2010
  • The first two phases of a three phase project were completed to restore the Ministrel Gallery overlooking the Living Room
  



Planter Basin
2008
  • The original 19th century Planter Basin, once occupying the grounds of Greystone, serving as an ornamental piece and gracing the entrance to the formal gardens in 1928, was restored and placed in its original location.
   



Wall sconces in the North Wing Boy's Library
2007
  • The original wall sconces were repaired, restored and re-installed in the North Wing Boy's Library
    



Marble fireplace and hardwood floors in the Formal Dining Room and East Alcove
2006
  • Restoration of the marble fireplace and hardwood floors in the Formal Dining Room and East Alcove hardwood floors were cleaned and restored
    


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