|The Tivoli theater, fallen into neglect and
disrepair, still a monument to fine plastering.
|The finish is pebble aggregate stucco.
A view showing the bands and projections, all done from stucco.
|On a pebble aggregate finish, the brown
coat must be dead straight and true. A view of the arches and other hand formed details.
|The corbels and column capitals are cast
cement with color cement details.
The natural color still looks great.
DC Government now owns the building and is in process of developing it.
|A spaceship like soffit and arches on the
old Lord and Taylor building in 7 corners
are another monument to fine workmanship.
When the building was remodeled into a Sears, The band on the adjoining building was done out of EIFS. Too bad.
|One of the hundreds of cool canopies on old apartment
buildings around Washington.
The smooth curves are easy with metal lath and cement stucco.
|Another cool canopy||The barrel at Barrel House Liquors at 14th
and Rhode Island, NW. The truth is, it's not stucco but pre-cast concrete. Still cool