Ludowici Clay Roof Tile Replication
Otherwise known as the centerpiece of Winston-Salem, NC, The Reynolda House Museum of American Art is nestled on the outskirts of Wake Forest University.
When it came time to replace their 104-year old iconic green Ludowici Roof, Ludowici, Baker Roofing and Preservation Forsyth partnered to replicate and restore its original rooftiles.
The green clay tile roof was the defining architectural feature of Reynolda, the historic Arts and Crafts Bungalow, when Philadelphia architect Charles Keen designed this country house for tobacco baron R.J. Reynolds and his wife Katherine, in 1917.
It still is.
One hundred and four years later, this original roof, a three-color blend of green, supplied by Ludowici back then, is about to be replaced….