Commercial Architecture February 2018 - 26
Tile Roof Crowns Mansion Renovation
Nashville's historic Stone Hall mansion renovation involved
installing a tile roof to protect the public-event facility.
Renovating the Stone Hall roof involved
completely removing the existing roof,
performing structural repairs, and installing 3,400 sq. ft. of a Ludowici French Terra-Cotta tile roof.
tone Hall, a private mansion built in 1918 in Nashville,
The 100-yr.-old Stone Hall, owned by Metro Nashville Parks
TN, overlooks the Stones River Greenway. It is listed on
and used as a public-event space, was in need of roof and façade
the National Register of Historic Places as an important
renovations. Before beginning renovations, all proposed alter-
example of Colonial Revival architecture. The Colonial Revival
ations and additions had to meet the Metro Nashville Historic
style can be identified in the stonework, symmetrical façade de-
Zoning Commission's strict standards.
sign, entry with sidelights and transom, tile roof with hip-roof
dormers, and multiple large bay windows.
COMMERCI A L A RCHI T EC T URE
Stone Hall management called on RSS Roofing Services &
Solutions, Nashville (roofingsands.com), to handle the exterior