Historic Design Windows and Doors

Your partner for smarter historic restorations



For four generations, Marvin has built a reputation for doing the tough window replacement projects. We collaborate early on with architects, facilities managers and general contractors; review products and options; navigate the National Parks Service guidelines; discuss window specifications with local historic commissions; and attend field testing. We offer the best project-based solutions and work with all participants to achieve excellent performance and historical accuracy.


Services

 At every step, we bring an unmatched level of expertise, with service tailored to the needs of your historic project. 

 

Architectural Project Managers

Marvin’s architectural project managers (APMs) have strong relationships with historic field professionals and a deep knowledge of historic buildings, providing an ideal support system for window and door projects.

Architectural Project Coordinators 

Architectural project coordinators work out of our manufacturing facility for every historic project, regardless of complexity, to provide support services from consultation to prototype creation.

Signature Services

Signature Services creates a customized plan for each project, with guidance from the architectural project coordinator, taking each one from concept to creation—all in Marvin’s factory. Signature Services has handled some of the most intricate and complex projects in Marvin’s history.

Rapid Prototyping

Marvin offers in-house rapid prototyping services to prepare materials that aid in a quicker historic committee approval process.

Historic Design Solutions

Products

An array of products that accommodate your historic needs 

At Marvin, we welcome the complexities and unique personalities of historic locations and understand the importance of maintaining the historic features and architectural integrity of windows and doors. To appropriately accommodate any project, we offer standard and custom design solutions to fit your historic window or door needs.

  • Interior & Exterior Sash Lug
  • Signature Ultimate Double Hung Chain & Pulley
  • Divided Lites
  • Glass & Glazing
  • Casing & Subsills
  • Clad Colors
  • Exterior & Interior Woods Species Options
  • Interior Finish Options
Historic Design Solutions

Featured Projects

Generations of historic rehabilitation projects have amounted to a project portfolio we’re proud to share


Resources

We're committed to furthering our historic expertise and knowledge. Here, we’ve collected an archive of information that’s helpful for window and door historic rehabilitation projects.