Louisa May Alcott Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott Orchard House
Louisa May Alcott Orchard House
Louisa May Alcott Orchard House
Louisa May Alcott Orchard House

About This Project

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House (circa 1690) is most noted for being home to the talented Alcott family, and is where Louisa May Alcott wrote and set her beloved classic novel, Little Women, in 1868. Orchard House is one of the oldest, most authentically-preserved historic house museums in America,  and annually hosts more than 50,000 visitors. Open to the public and overseen by the not-for-profit Louisa May Alcott Memorial Association since May 27, 1912.

 

Challenges The Architect who used KEIM in the past felt the new concrete looked too new and would change the Early American Colonial appearance of the structure
Solutions The solution was to coat the new concrete, the color and texture should allow the concrete to blend into the aged facade of the barn, so KEIM Concretal W in a color that resembled the current color of the facade was specified .
Architect David Hart
Contractor Yankee Steeple Jack Co.
Applicator Yankee Steeple Jack Co.
Type of Project Historic Restoration
Customer Yankee Steeple Jack Co.
Location Concord, Massachusetts (United States)
Regional Info

Spring rains, warm summers and cold mild winters