Rehabilitation of the Stone Walls of Historic Fort Wood

Rehabilitation of the Stone Walls of Historic Fort Wood. This project repairs the prominent masonry walls and coping of Fort Wood, the 11-pointed star-shaped granite fort built between 1808 and 1811 that houses the Pedestal on which the Statue of Liberty stands. Work entails various treatments including cleaning, repair, replacement, and joint repointing work. Repair of the uppermost coping stones consists of patching stone faces and replacement of those dependent on the extent of the deterioration.

Rehabilitation is underway now. The project is scheduled to conclude in the fall of 2022.

  • Location
    Ellis Island, New York, NY
  • Delivery
    General and Masonry Contractor
  • Client
    The National Park Service