Lisa Wild, who is the owner of her own counseling service, has bought the original First National Bank on the square and plans to tuck-point
the bricks and remodel the inside, according to her husband, Larry Wild.
If you only have a few joints to tuck-point
, dive right in.
Leading a tour of the building on Tuesday, PPL's Joanne Kosciolek pointed out some of the original flourishes, including the tuck-pointed
brick faade and the restored stained glass over the front entrance.
brickwork walled gothic hall is lined with pink granite columns and stone arches that lead the eyes up to the timber roof trusses and glazed roof.
With these funds, the building will receive a new roof, new windows, and will be completely tuck-pointed
. In addition, the city purchased a parking lot adjacent to the Baum in order to free-up on-street parking.
Exterior brick was tuck-pointed
and sealed to improve appearance and energy efficiency.
the brick, replaced damaged terra cotta, and specified new windows to match the profile of original windows," says Norcross.