Neumann Brothers Historic Renovation Services in Des Moines, IA

What Is Historic Restoration?

Preserving the past is a Neumann Brothers specialty. Our historic restoration experts ensure that antique buildings are restored to their former glory, while also updating the infrastructure and safety features for the modern-day. Historic building restoration isn’t like regular construction – it necessitates strict attention to detail and a strong commitment to preservation requirements. Many historic buildings have special features and elements that simply cannot be replicated by modern machinery or equipment. In addition, historic building restoration often involves rehabilitating interiors as well as facades, which can require an even higher level of expertise. That’s where the dedicated team at Neumann Brothers comes in.

Our Past, Your Future

Neumann Brothers has always been a family business. It was originally founded by Arthur H. Neumann in 1912. Childs Hall for Dowling College, the very first building our company ever completed, still stands to this day. Many surviving historic buildings in Des Moines were also built by our forebears. Our multi-generational team has been handing down tried-and-true craftsmanship skills for decades, ensuring that your historic structure will be restored using the very methods that first created it. The longevity of Neumann Brothers is a testament to our superior services and satisfied customers.

Authenticity Matters

Neumann Brothers has a fervent commitment to historical accuracy. We’re ready and willing to go the extra mile for your project. For example, if a required material is no longer available, we’ll search nationwide until we find a replacement that perfectly aligns with your project’s historical standards. We aim to make your historic building look as fresh and new as the day it was first completed while maintaining an exceptional degree of historical accuracy. The historic sites of Des Moines deserve the highest level of care, and that’s what we provide at Neumann Brothers.

Distinguished Design Meets Modern Convenience

Safety and convenience standards have come a long way over the past century. While the area’s historic buildings are an essential part of Des Moines history, they may not have the safety features required for the security of present-day residents. That’s why Neumann Brothers will update your historic building’s functional operations, including fire sprinklers, mechanical, electrical, and communication systems. In less experienced hands, these modern updates could severely compromise the historical and visual integrity of your historic building. Our seasoned team of historic renovation construction experts, however, work to maintain your building’s authenticity while modernizing its operational features. Neumann Brothers creates a seamless blend of past and present that will last well into the future.

Project History and Portfolio

Neumann Brothers has a lengthy resume, with projects dating back to the early 1900s. Times and styles may have changed since then, but our commitment to excellence has only grown stronger. Some of our past historic restoration projects in the Des Moines area include the Brooklyn Opera House, the Cedar Rapids Veterans Memorial Building & Mays Island Parkade, Grand View University, and even the Iowa State Capitol. Our extensive portfolio clearly displays our elite level of historical accuracy and superb craftsmanship, and it looks even better in real life.

Contact Neumann Brothers

Reach out to Neumann Brothers if you have a piece of history that you’re looking to preserve for future generations.