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Ken Follett

      Ken Follett is an historic conservation specialist with 30 years trade background specific to masonry, wood technology and exterior building envelopes with emphasis on the New York built environment. Ken is a founding member of PTN, former board member and first president. Currently he is the PTN liaison with the Association for Preservation Technology International, a member of the Timber Framers Guild, a member of the International Log Builders Association, a Board member of Preservation Volunteers and a Board of Trustee member of the Stone Foundation.  

       A partner in the firm of PreCon LogStrat, LLC that specializes in assisting structural engineers, architects and conservators in pre-construction support services, logistics and strategy pertaining to in-field evaluation of heritage structures, Ken is currently involved in working on conservation projects on historic sites dating from the 17th to 20th century in the boroughs of New York ranging in materials from wood to masonry to cast iron.
      Past projects include prime contractor for the Edison Building #11 relocation (Thomas Edisonís personal hide-away, a wood structure, deconstructed at Greenfield Village and reconstructed at the Edison National Historic Site in West Orange, NJ), Carnegie Hall, Grand Central Terminal, Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House (oldest house in state of NY, 1652), Hessian Hut at Dyckman Farmstead, Van Cortlandt Mansion, Staten Island Lighthouse, West Point Military Academy, Marine Commandantís Barracks in Washington, D. C, George Rogerís Clark National Historical Monument in Vincennes, Indiana, New Amsterdam Theater, Horace Greeley Barn (Chappaqua), and the award winning restoration of the Barnes & Noble headquarters at NYC Union Square.

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