NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart Dean, an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, has given a second life to the historic lobby of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. Formerly the home of the Beverly Hills Post Office built in 1933, the building was recently renovated and expanded in preparation for its re-grand opening. Stuart Dean stripped, waxed, honed and polished 4,400 square feet of green marble floors and cleaned 7,000 square feet of green marble walls. Stuart Dean partnered with California Restoration & Waterproofing, who served as the historic restoration contractor for the owner and restores buildings all over southern California. Nicknamed "The Wallis," the Center's grand opening gala event was hosted by Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Jamie Tirsh and its namesake, Wallis Annenberg, who contributed to its renovation.
"Stuart Dean is honored to have had a hand in this important renovation project," said Mark Parrish, president and CEO of Stuart Dean. "Our expertise in marble restoration ensured that the historic marble of the Beverly Hills Post Office was returned to its original condition. Stuart Dean is pleased to support The Wallis and contribute to preserving the beauty of this historic structure."
The Wallis encompasses an entire block in Beverly Hills, located between Crescent and Canon Drives. It consists of the renovated, historic 1933 Beverly Hills Post Office and the new 500-seat Goldsmith Theater. These two structures create a cultural landmark, combining the city's history and its future. The Wallis is the first performing arts center built in Beverly Hills, and will now be a home for artists from around the world and audiences of all ages.
Stuart Dean repairs damage to architectural assets and restores surfaces at centuries-old buildings and newly constructed facilities with minimal interruption to business. The company's advanced processes and products restore natural stone and other architectural appointments and protect surfaces from staining and deterioration caused by environmental contamination and everyday use. Stuart Dean's expertise includes metal refinishing; stone polishing, cleaning and protection; wood refinishing; glass restoration; innovative and sustainable grouts and flooring solutions; and curtain wall and facade restoration.
Stuart Dean's vast experience gained during more than 80 years in business enables the company to provide unique solutions to costly maintenance challenges, including cost-effective restoration programs that are custom-designed by the most skilled, knowledgeable and safety-conscious technicians in the industry.
About Stuart Dean
Stuart Dean is an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, specializing in metal refinishing; stone polishing, cleaning and sealing; wood refinishing; glass restoration; innovative and sustainable grouts and flooring solutions; and curtain wall and facade restoration. Thousands of clients trust Stuart Dean to restore and preserve their buildings, retail stores, institutions and restaurants every day. Stuart Dean offers a portfolio of services to enhance the beauty and retain the value of a wide array of architectural assets. The company has been in business for more than 80 years, with 22 offices in the U.S. and Canada and more than 450 employees. Major markets served include Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, Norfolk, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.stuartdean.com.
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