5,000th Mesker!

Mesker #2,000 came in December, 2011, #3,000 in June, 2013, and #4,000 in June, 2015. Three years later and fourteen years since the launch of the ‘got mesker?’ initiative through the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (now the Illinois State Historic Preservation Office in the Department of Natural Resources), the 5,000th building with Mesker-manufactured components has … Continue reading

Reaching New Heights

This recent discovery in York, Pennsylvania, is thanks to the National Register of Historic Places database. As more nominations get uploaded from other states, it will be a great research tool. The listing erroneously attributes the facade to George L. Mesker & Co., when in fact it was made by Mesker Brothers Iron Works. It … Continue reading