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Preserving the Magnificent

ResErections, Inc. specializes in documenting, marketing and disassembling architecturally unique and historical homes that can be reconstructed on sites where the costly investment in renovation results in the creation of new real estate wealth.  We save wonderful historic buildings from demolition.

Recent developments in Laser Imaging and Measurement and AutoCad and BIM - (building information modeling) architectural software has made the difficult task of disassembly, relocation, and accurate reconstruction of buildings practical.

     

Location ... Location ... Re-Location !! 

We are currently disassembling an Historic 1904 Church designed by architect Frank Mills Andrews.  Daily disassembly progress and pics below.

Quick Video of Church Disassembly

 


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History and Current Offerings

Reserections, Inc. specializes in documenting, marketing and disassembling architecturally unique and historical homes that can be reconstructed on sites where the costly investment in renovation results in the creation of new real estate wealth.  We save wonderful historic buildings from demolition.

 

DisAssembly of the Kemper Castle (1885) ... Click Picture for Details 

Currently, we are offering six magnificent stone mansions .. all from the "Gilded Age"

These homes can be carefully disassembled, preserving key components, the interior

framing, exterior stone facades, roof slates and any other recoverable materials. 

And shipped to your site anywhere in the world.

    

Queen Ann Victorian 1900                      Richardson Romanesque I - 1890

Great Period Mansion  $  2,750,000           The Best McLaughlin  $  4,850,000

 

Romanesque I - An American Castle - Video

(turn your sound on)

        

Richardson Romanesque II   1886                  Richardson Romanesque  III    1895    

Samuel Hannaford $  3,000,000                Samuel Hannaford   $  2,800,000

      

Richardson Romanesque IV     1883                    New York Cotswold  1870              

James McLaughlin $  2,700,000                                     $  2,500,000                        

      

Tennessee Log Inn ... 1873   $ 400,000                   Baptist Church 1904 - Done

 

Click on any image above for more pictures and information

 

These magnificent homes were built by noted architects with the finest materials and craftsmanship that only the very wealthy could afford in the days before income taxes.  Natural stone of the highest quality.  Timbers of hardwoods and pines that today would be sold by the pound as too valuable for any use but veneer.  Interior furnishings that reflect the refined tastes of the era.  Many have magnificent fireplaces and interior wooden trim.

Each of these houses were built for successful entrepreneurs and merchants by famed architects of the late 19th century.  Each house has a history and reflects the wealth of their creators.  

However, these houses were built before the automobile, and are located near the urban heart of older American cities.  Suburbanization after WWII left these masterpieces behind, and their neighborhoods declined.  That is the case with the properties above, located in unsafe neighborhoods that have a preponderance of disadvantaged urban housing.  In many cases, the removal of the house would allow the land they occupy to be put to a higher end use.  The problem of these houses is that they are where they are, and not where rational economic people would spend the resources to save them.  

We love these old houses, and wouldn’t touch a house that is a grace to its surroundings.  We are looking for great old STONE houses that are located in unfortunate inner city type environments or are in the way for communities that need the site for public and private purposes.  There are many neglected architectural beauties that meet this description facing demolition.  We save them in a new location.

Recent developments in Laser Imaging and Measurement and AutoCad and BIM - (building information modeling) architectural software and RFID item tagging (radio frequency identification) has made the difficult task of disassembly, relocation, and accurate reconstruction of buildings practical.

The Greenest Building is One Already Built   "Preservation saves energy by taking advantage of the nonrecoverable energy embodied in an existing building and extending the use of it"  Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. With state of the art engineering and reconstruction, the recycled building will qualify for a USGBC LEED Gold or Platinum rating.

Disassembly of each of these houses will create 15 jobs at the origin site and in the supply chain. 

Moving these houses is expensive, involving several professions and crafts.  Reserections manages the entire process of disassembling and shipping these architecturally valuable residences and employs a wide range of experienced contractors and other experts to document, disassemble, and transport them.

It costs several million to move a mansion.  This investment is immediately rewarded with a real estate property worth more than the money spent, so the actual cost is zero. 

CONFIDENTIALITY OF BUYER AND DESTINATION PROTECTED

 
Private Offers and Sales:   Reserections will conduct searches and provide services.
 

 

Victorian Gothic   $ 3,000,000  This house is available privately. 

 

 

This 19th century Victorian Gothic style castle was built in 1881 by architects C&R for a gilded age merchant in a major midwest city.  The four story 6,100 sqft residence has more than twenty rooms, five marble fireplaces, 80 windows, and extensive fancy woodcarvings. A ballroom runs the length of the house in the fourth floor of the manor.  Turrets and gargoyles enhance the facade, giving the house a pronounced "castle" appearance.   Call or Email ResErections for link to photos and details.

 


 

 

 

 

 

  How ResErections got into this business

 

 

 

 


These videos show our work on the Middletown Church, focused on laser scanning, and the work of disassembling massive stone buildings.

            Quick Video of Church Disassembly

                Make this place your Home    Project scope

                Laser Image FlyThrough   Laser Scan by 3D Engineering Solutions

                Daily Work    Disassembly and documentation.

 


 

Telephone    (800) 392-2421

We would enjoy hearing from you by phone or email. (800) 392-2421

Electronic mail             Info@ResErections.com
 
Subcontractor Inquiries:    Info@ResErections.com
 

 

See what we are doing now !

 

        Romanesque I - An American Castle Video  (turn your sound on)

        Work in Process - Several videos of church disassembly & Links

 

        Web visitor Questions and Answers ...

 

        Daily work activity photographs:

               March 2013

               April

               August

               September

               October

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               March 2014

 

 


 

The Team

 

 

         

 

 

Frank,  John,  Lee,  Brian,  Aaron,  Keith

 

 

            

       

 

 

Pedro,  Joaquin,  Will,  John,  Rick,  Cathy,  The Boss

 


 

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