Company Information


Aegis Restauro, LLC is a full-service conservation firm specializing in the conservation and restoration of historic and artistic stone, metal, wood, and terracotta-based architectural structures and elements, outdoor sculpture and monuments. We have served a varied clientele in the United States and Europe for more than twenty years. All work conducted is required to meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation and must conform to the Code of Ethics of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). The key team members are Professional Associates of the American Institute for Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works and Aegis Restauro, LLC is the Supporting Member of The Association for Gravestone Studies.
Aegis Restauro, LLC is a woman-owned, certified small business (SBE) and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The firm has two divisions.
The Architectural Conservation, Restoration and Historic Preservation Division, headed by Zbigniew Pietruszewski, provides the complete range of services for historic buildings, architectural ornamental elements and art, outdoor sculpture and monuments, including:

  • Condition assessment
  • Treatment planning
  • Maintenance recommendations
  • Treatment documentation
  • Disassembly, protection and transport to the treatment facility
  • Reassembly and reinstallation after the treatment
  • Relocation
  • Cleaning and removal of deteriorated coatings
  • Surface consolidation
  • Structural stabilization
  • Desalination of stone
  • Stabilization of metals
  • Repairs and reconstruction of metal elements and structures
  • Patination of metals
  • Application of protective coating
  • Repointing of stone
  • Dutchman repairs
  • Composite patching and crack injection
  • Repairs and reconstruction of masonry
  • New construction to replicate the old non-existing structure or to match the            existing original
  • Waterproofing of stone
  • Visual integration of the surfaces
  • New paint system application, inpainting and color reconstruction
  • Treatment of polychrome and gilded surfaces on stone, metal, wood, and   other    materials

The Fine Art Conservation and Restoration Division, led by Joanna Pietruszewski, conserves a diverse collection of artistic and historic objects connected to or independent of work undertaken by the Architectural Division. Ms. Pietruszewski also oversees conservation research and project documentation.

The Aegis Restauro, LLC client roster includes:

  • Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington D.C.
  • National Park Service, Acadia National Park, Maine
  • National Park Service, Buffalo River, Arkansas
  • National Park Service, Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site, Hyde Park, New York
  • City of Boston, Massachusetts
  • City of New York, Department of Parks and Recreation, New York
  • State of New Jersey, Department of Property Management and Construction
  • Texas Historical Commission
  • City of Houston, Parks and Recreation Department, Texas
  • City of Dallas, Planning, Design and Architecture Department, Texas
  • City of Fort Worth, Parks and Recreation Department, Texas
  • United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
  • The Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
  • Farewells, Mills and Gatsch Architects, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Leland Torrence Architects, New Haven, Connecticut
  • The Bresnan Architects, New York, New York
  • Local municipal government agencies


Aegis Restauro has received national recognition for their work, including:

  • Historic Preservation Award, Historical Society of Princeton, 2007

For conservation of the Princeton Battle Monument, Princeton, New Jersey

  • National Preservation Award, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2003

For the Restoration Monuments in Fair Park, Dallas, Texas

  • Preservation Achievement Award, Preservation Dallas 2001

For outstanding contributions to the preservation and revitalization of architectural and cultural resources in Dallas, Texas.




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