Originally installed in the late 1950's, these beautiful quarter-sawn oak panels are a focal point of this 21st historic Dallas high-rise condo. The condo's new owners wanted to add a darker hue to the stain while preserving the wood's natural character.
Working in a high rise condo presented many complications that SurfacesRx had to navigate during this massive refinishing project. Because of the buildings original ventilation system, careful attention had to be paid to dust and vapors so that other residents would not be adversely affected. SurfacesRx had to carefully coordinate with building management and adhere to building rules throughout the refinishing process.
In addition, other construction professionals were busy making this condo beautiful for its new owners, and SurfacesRx worked alongside framers, electricians, and painters to finish this project successfully.
This post shares some of the highlights of this vast millwork project, and the beauty of revitalizing existing millwork for modern renovations.
Before and during pictures of millwork refinishing by SurfacesRx.
About 3525 Turtle Creek
Designed by famed Modernist architect Howard R. Meyer and constructed in 1957 by Jerome J. Frank and Edward T. Dicker, the building is one of the nation's few Modernist high-rise apartment buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
When it opened to the public, 3525 Turtle Creek was the ”tallest, largest, and most luxurious apartment ever erected west of the Mississippi” and it has been home to many of Dallas' notable citizens.
Located near the Katy Trail in the exclusive Turtle Creek area of Dallas, the 22-story “3525” is minutes from parks, dining, shopping, theatre and entertainment in Downtown, Uptown, and Oak Lawn.
Although originally available in five floor plans, Legendary Living is now offered in a variety of configurations.
Amenities include a workout room, 24-hour doorman, complimentary valet services for residents and visitors, and a guest apartment.
The historic Turtle Room overlooks a shaded swimming pool.
During 2011 “3525” repaired and restored building columns and brise-soleil, enhanced the landscaping, and began renovating hallways.