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60 Federal Street Historical Bronze Clad Van Kennel Revolving Door
Boston, Massachusetts
Complete Restoration of Van Kennel Revolving Door

This Van Kennel Revolving Door is the only one in Boston and dates back to around 1907. The Restoration project required the hangers be broken down and rebuilt with new machined parts. The shaft assembly also needed to be rebuild and the disks machine a new stainless steel telescoping pin was installed in the shaft assembly for for the Roll-Aside feature and all the emergency collapsing mechinisms were rebuilt with new machined parts.

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Van Kennel Revolving Door Restoration

Van Kennel Revolving Door Restoration
Picture shows new stainless steel telescoping pin complete with grease fitting

Picture shows new stainless steel telescoping pin complete with grease fitting
Shows a side view of machined replacement parts for hanger assemblies

Shows a side view of machined replacement parts for hanger assemblies
Van Kennel Hanger after being rebuilt

Van Kennel Hanger after being rebuilt