Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden

About This Project

Historic Structure, bearing existing paint, surrounded by 52 acre public botanical gardens

This project is a turn of the century, original structure for the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens;  stucco that has been rehabilitated in some parts, and the entire structure received a coating of an acrylic type paint in 1970’s.  Some repainting was done in various parts over the years.

Challenges Testing the existing paint to assure compatibility; matching to desired color
Solutions It was necessary with Brooklyn Botanic Garden to assure that the existing paint, which was generally in good shape, was compatible with KEIM. Some minor repairs were done with Universal Putz.
Architect NYC Parks
Contractor NYC Parks
Applicator
Type of Project Historic Restoration
Customer NYC Parks / Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Location Brooklyn, New York (United States)
Regional Info

Summers are typically hot and humid with a July average of 76.5 °F (24.7 °C). Nighttime conditions are often exacerbated by the urban heat island phenomenon, and temperatures exceed 90 °F (32 °C) on average of 17 days each summer and can exceed 100 °F (38 °C)



The city receives 49.7 inches (1,260 mm) of precipitation annually, which is fairly spread throughout the year. Average winter snowfall for 1981 to 2010 has been 26.7 inches (68 cm), but this usually varies considerably from year to year.