On May 22, restoration work on Hurlbut Mansion began. This first phase of restoration will restore the mansion’s roofing and other critical structural elements, including the front porch, second-story roof sections and the rear-side shed attached to the mansion. Read the Lewiston Tribune’s coverage
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Exterior Restoration Pictures: Summer 2012
A view of Hurlbut Mansion in early 2012, before restoration work begins.
The building had suffered extensive water damage. How much could be saved?
A groundbreaking party at the mansion for the start of restoration.
In order to rebuild the porch, the columns are carefully removed.
One of the plaster, Ionic caps is removed from a column.
Temporary posts have been installed, until the columns can be restored.
Contractor Chris Dickamore and LCECP
The team from Midland Construction restores the porch roof.
The rebuilt porch roof, ready for roofing.
The dormers all get new crown moulding.
The crew rebuilds the once-beautiful bay window.
Both of the mansion's fire escapes have been taken down.
The back shed of the mansion, before restoration.
The Midland crew dismantles the back shed.
The shed has been taken back to the original back porch. Look, a door!
Model built of Hurlbut Mansion
Foundation match challenge offered for Hurlbut Mansion project
U.S. Bancorp Foundation supports Hurlbut Mansion project with a grant
Swift Charities supports Hurlbut Mansion project
Idaho Heritage Trust supports Hurlbut Mansion project with a grant
Preservation Idaho designates Hurlbut Mansion a threatened building
Morrison match challenge met, roof restoration to begin May 21
The restoration of Hurlbut Mansion begins
Avista Powers Hurlbut Mansion project with $10,000 grant
Hurlbut Mansion restoration hits the headlines
Community Bank donates $1,000 to Hurlbut Mansion restoration project
Community Presentations, Meetings
Vision for Hurlbut Mansion described at Rotary Club meeting
Lewiston Orchards Kiwanis hears plan for saving Hurlbut Mansion
National Trust supportive of saving Hurlbut Mansion
Idaho Heritage Trust visits Hurlbut Mansion
Thanks to Daughters of the American Revolution, Beautiful Downtown Lewiston
LCECP ‘rocks the vest’ with the Lewiston Lions Club
Lewis Clark Association of Realtors welcomes Hurlbut Mansion presentation
Thank you, Lewis-Clark Valley Christian Ministerial Association
Hurlbut Mansion project heads to Lewiston Home, Garden & Outdoor Show