It takes patience, experience and a willingness to work as a team to navigate through any construction project in a historic building. Many times project budgets and schedules are at risk of exploding when problems are discovered due to unforeseen conditions. Special care is needed on projects of this nature and a willingness to work as a team is paramount to a successful project. J.L. Burke has become an integral part of the success of renovating or preserving these cherished structures. We adopt a different mind set while leaning on our past experience as a guide.