Walter De Groot
Walter DeGroot
Middle Island, NY 11953
Telephone (631) 246-9091
Walter De Groot

...a sensitive craftsperson who could duplicate the porch column capitals, brackets and friezes... (circa 1895) on the Federal and State Registers of Historic Places."

- Sylvia S. Woolworth
Grant Coordinator and Buildings & Grounds Mgmt,
Oakside Bloomfield Cultural Cente

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Architectural ornamentation and sculpture restoration – reproduction - recreation.

DG Historical is a custom shop that specializes in the design, fabrication, and restoration of architectural ornamentation. DG Historical caters to a wide variety of clients such as private estates, museums, churches, municipalities, country clubs, universities, builders, architects, and designers. Over the years DG Historical has completed minor to major capital projects at many of the Gold Coast Mansions. Our projects include properties once owned by Guggenheim, J.P. Morgan, Roosevelt, Vanderbilt, and Warhol, as well as other national landmarks and treasures in the tri-state area.

Ornate façade restored by de Groot Historical.

Walter De Groot
Massive Iron and Wood stockade gate built by
well-known artist Samuel Yellin in the early 1900's
and restored by Walter de Groot.

DG Historical offers foundry work and restoration services which includes the following, all types of ornate railings, security grates and gates, institutional quality grand entry doors, windows, cornices and pediments, to complete period store fronts. All are made on a custom basis. DG Hhistorical also restores and retrofits antique mechanicals of any kind for display or work duty.
DG Historical produces, fabricates and restores all types of ornamentation and sculpture.  We are capable of making the most intricate and detailed molds in our shop, using the lost art of latex mold making, or silicon and urethane molds.  We can do the casting as well.
DG Historical works with all materials such as plaster, concrete, stone, resin, epoxy, iron, aluminum, bronze, copper and wood.
DG Historical fabricates and restores leaded glass panels and windows with hard wood frames.
We also make in our shop custom furniture, cabinetry, built- ins to complete interiors including bath rooms and kitchens with concrete, stone or stainless counter tops.

Walter De Groot
Walter de Groot Architectural Ornamentation Restoration - Design - Fabrication
Middle Island, NY 11953 Telephone (631) 246-9091 email:
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