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Like New Again: How to Clean and Remove Paint from Masonry Buildings
May 19

At the Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

This Masonry Workshop is offered as part of Alexandria’s Historic Preservation Month, which was first celebrated in 1973.

Paint failure on your building? Shocked at the cost of having to paint your brick building?

Join local masonry experts to learn how to successfully clean and remove flaking and peeling paint from masonry surfaces. After this workshop, you will understand how paint can negatively affect masonry and how you can return the masonry surface to its original condition.

Free. Advance registration recommended at

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The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email or call 703.746.4554, or Virginia Relay 711.

This series of events is sponsored by the Office of Historic Alexandria, Alexandria Department of Planning & Zoning, and Northern Virginia Conservation Trust. Collaboration partners for Preservation Month include: The Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Alexandria Library Special Collections, Alexandria Association, Alexandria Historical Society, Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall House, Alexandria Archaeological Commission, the Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission, the Boards of Architectural Review, and Historic Alexandria Resources Commission.