Built in 1878, Cincinnati Music Hall  is an historic entertainment venue in Cincinnati, Ohio. Designed by esteemed architect Samuel Hannaford in the Venetian Gothic style, the iconic facade and hall is a National Historic Landmark. For more than a century, the building’s ornate stonework and brick masonry  have towered over the storied Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. The surrounding area has experienced a Renaissance in the past decade, and the stunning facade overlooks a renovated Washington Park that has become a hub of culture and community.
With the help of Messer, PWWG, 3CDC, and the rest of the project team, SSRG restored Music Hall  to its 19th century glory. We patched and replaced the stone accents throughout the building by using Jahn M70 repair mortars from Cathedral Stone. Our project vendors from Stone Center and Nawkaw helped with the stone plinth revitalization and piano key brick stain detailing, respectively. In addition, SSRG performed stone foundation infills and brick infills throughout, to reestablish the original openings. SSRG also applied shotcrete  below the old floor of Springer Auditorium to create the walls of a new orchestra pit.
Cincinnati Music Hall opened Fall 2017, with an exciting Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra season. SSRG is honored to have played a part in preserving this historic treasure.