James A. Garfield Memorial Restoration
The James A. Garfield Memorial is a historical highlight in Lake View Cemetery, dating back to
1885. Over 100 years later, time had taken its toll on this Cleveland Memorial.
The foundation of the 180 ft structure needed to be repaired and supported.
The James A. Garfield Memorial Restoration involved multiple phases as part of the restoration plan
starting with the restoration of the memorial’s deteriorating foundation and
first level. The restoration involved:
of the existing concrete slab, and previously installed steel shoring
of the Structure prior to demo operations
of new concrete foundations, columns, and beams
of the existing crypt walls
of the existing boiler
of new underground plumbing, connection to the existing plaza drains