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Palm Dome Restoration Update: Cast to Last

Posted in Behind the Scenes , Videos on September 10, 2020, by Garrett Barziloski

As we near the reopening of the Haupt Conservatory and its newly restored palm dome, watch our latest update video to discover how modern aluminum fabrication technology helped make the restoration possible.

Using state-of-the-art aluminum casting and extrusion techniques, we’ve been able to replace many of the original steel, cast iron, and bald-cypress wood components of the palm dome’s structure—without compromising its historic design—ensuring this New York City Landmark lasts for generations to come.

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