Resume of Slate And Copper Roofing Projects

The following are slate and copper roofing projects completed by Bero Architecture. The buildings are historic; date of construction (where known) is listed.

  • EPISCOPAL DIOCESE HEADQUARTERS, Rochester, NY. This building has had ongoing roofing and gutter improvements phased over several years. Current work includes copper flashing replacement, built-in gutter replacement, parapet cap repair, replacement of flat seam copper roofs, and slate roofing repair including repair and replacement of ridge rolls. Built c. 1920, this former residence contributes to the East Avenue National Register and local landmark Districts.
  • FOSTER COTTAGE, Clifton Springs, NY. A residence build in1859, this building is currently under restoration. The work includes restoring the original slate roof and copper gutters.
  • LIMA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Lima, NY. c. 1874. This church received an EPF matching grant for repairs and restoration work. Included in the project were the restoration of the building’s built-in gutters and downspouts, flashing replacement and repairs to the slate roof.        This church is part of a National Register District.
  • ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, Rochester, NY. Extensive exterior repairs were undertaken on this c. 1897 church in 1996. Slate roofs were repaired by replacing individual slates where necessary. Copper flashing in the existing slate roof system was replaced. Copper and stainless steel flat seam roofs where installed. This church is a part of the East Avenue National Register and local landmark Districts.
  • ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH, Rochester, NY. This slate roof with copper flashing was inspected and a report prepared by Bero Associates Architects. The slate had been repaired or replaced in the 1960s and is in good condition. The report identified repairs necessary to maintain the integrity of the roof and metal flashings. St. Stanislaus holds local landmark designation and was built in the early 1900’s.
  • ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH, Newark, NY. This church was built in 1902, and added to 1914. Bero Associates Architects prepared a report of site visit which identified work items required to improve the condition of the slate and copper roofs at the church. Bero Associates is currently preparing Contract Documents to install a new slate roof and flat seam copper roofs.
  • ST. LUKE’S & ST. SIMON CYRENE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, Rochester, NY. The bell tower of this church underwent major restoration in 1997. The flat seam copper on the upper roof and belfry roof were replaced as part of the work. The National Register church was built c. 1824. St. Luke’s church is an individually listed National Register structure.
  • VILLAGE HALL, VILLAGE OF PITTSFORD, Pittsford, NY. The flat seam, standing seam copper perimeter roofs, and built-in copper gutters were replaced on the c.1900 former residence. Damage from a bituminous roof above and bituminous patching on the metal had caused damage to the copper necessitating replacement to maintain a weathertight roof.  This former residence was constructed about 1855 and contributes to a National Register District in the village of Pittsford.
  • EMMANUEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Lockport, NY. Built in 1927-28 the roof of this church required repair and replacement of slate roofing in association with valley and flashing replacement.
  • CAMPBELL-WHITTLESEY HOUSE, Rochester, NY, built in 1835. Standing seam lead coated copper roofing was installed and built-in gutters replaced at the Campbell-Whittlesey House. This building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • ASBURY FIRST METHODIST CHURCH, Rochester, NY. This church in the East Avenue Preservation District required slate repair and replacement and copper flashing replacement. Constructed in the late 1800’s to early 1900’s this historic church contributes to the East Avenue National Register and local landmark Districts.
  • AVON FREE LIBRARY, Avon NY. This 1927 library required replacement of its copper built-in gutter lining. The work included structurally reinforcing the eave at the built-in gutter as well as repairs to the building’s slate roof.
  • PADDY HILL LIBRARY, Greece, NY. The slate roof on the spire of this building was restored. Built in the 1860’s this Romanesque church is the original Mother of Sorrows Church.
  • ST JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, Mt. Morris, NY. Work on this historic church included restoration of the slate and metal roofs on the spire.
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