PRESERVING OUR NATION'S HISTORIC TREASURES

Welcome To Knapp Masonry!

Specializing in masonry restoration with a conscientious emphasis on preserving our nation's historic treasures, Knapp Masonry is a successful and reputable firm, offering 30 years of expertise in the masonry restoration field, mentored by renowned Philadelphia architects and engineers.

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Community College of Philadelphia

Academic Institutions

The mint building, located at 1700 Spring Garden Street, was erected in 1901 and served as the largest mint in the area until it...

West Point Cadet Chapel

Historical and Landmarks

West Point’s Cadet Chapel, completed in 1910 and home to the world’s largest church organ, required much work to restore the interior to a...

Laurel Hill Cemetery

Historical and Landmarks

Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia has long been a place for the public to visit since it first broke ground in 1836. In...

Bridgeview Place

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Bridgeview Place Condominuims

January 1, 2013

Knapp Masonry awarded the restoration of Bridgeview Place, a prominent condominium complex set in the old Arthur H. Thomas building near the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia. Work performed included concrete and brickwork, along with stucco, painting and cleaning of a block-long complex of several buildings. Completed early 2014.

St. Francis de Sales

May 1, 2012

Knapp Masonry receives a Grand Jury Award from the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia for our work on the St. Francis de Sales prioject! Knapp Masonry congratulates all awardees for their tremendous work in preserving our past.

St. Francis de Sales

December 1, 2011

Knapp Masonry completes the restoration of the concrete main dome and masonry work at the terracotta lantern and cross atop the main dome. Restoration work included structural repairs and stone replacement.

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.

- Louis Nizer