Investigation of the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Bell Tower

Atkinson-Noland & Associates, in collaboration with Barbara A. Campagna/Architecture + Planning, PLLC and Silman, recently completed an investigation using Surface Penetrating Radar (SPR) on the masonry walls at the Bell Tower of the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown, New York. After being damaged by a fire, the Church was rebuilt in 1894 with rock-faced Medina sandstone. As part of the current preservation effort, ANA’s investigation aimed to evaluate typical size and frequency of internal voids and to determine the interconnectivity of the wall based on stone thicknesses and coursing.

Read more in a recent article in The Post-Journal