Stronger the Second Time Around - Repointing



Holy Hill Basilica

History: The Holy Hill Basilica was completed in 1930 by Hermann Gaul and Richard Phillip utilizing a Romanesque style. This Roman Catholic shrine receives over 300,000 visitors per year and is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Visit:

Scope: The building required all brick and stone masonry joints to be repointed.

Challenge: All previous repointing attempts must be removed and repointed with correct mortar mix.

Result: All joints repointed with proper material for complete restoration.

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