Picture this! A beautiful horse farm in the greater Philadelphia area with an exceptional home sitting on it that boasted a wrap-around porch overlooking the equestrian pastures. Peaceful right?! Unfortunately, the old porch railings were rotting away which was not only an eyesore but also a safety issue. So, the owners wanted a maintenance-free iron…

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A classical home builder was working on a custom home in greater Philadelphia area. As part of the home layout, he designed an outdoor living space for the back of the home as well as a basement entrance. All these spaces required wrought iron railings and stair handrails. We matched the classical theme of this…

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One of our clients in the Philadelphia area had found breathtaking antique gates. He bought these wrought iron gates to protect the driveway of the house he was building. Since he didn’t have a place to store them currently, he simply leaned the gates against a large oak tree. Unfortunately, a tropical storm came along,…

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Picture this!  Nestled among the busy streets of Philadelphia is an exceptional home built decades ago in a true mainline style. This house is eye catching, but missing privacy and security. So, the client decided they wanted a mainline front gate that looked original to the house. To start off the job we assessed the…

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A contractor was building a Center for art & design at a private school in New Jersey. The architect had designed a unique stair to provide access between the basement and the first floor. As part of the design innovation, he had integrated bleachers alongside this staircase. These bleachers were situated so that lectures could…

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An old car lot can look new! See for yourself how this PA used car lot revamped their curb appeal with just one custom rail! This car lot was undergoing an expansion adding additional showrooms to their site. They needed Iron railings to meet code requirements, as well as boost their visual appeal! The two…

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We had a seemingly impossible task at hand! See why! A beautiful waterfront estate in Maryland was undergoing a major upgrade. There had been 2 porches facing the water, on the north side and south sides of the house. The original screens were tattered, the frames were deformed, and numerous places had been patched together…

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Our clients from New Jersey were floating on cloud 9 when they saw the results of their new floating staircase! What do you think? It all started in New Jersey with just an idea for an exceptional main staircase with a grand cathedral design. The owners wanted to enhance their beautiful staircase idea by adding…

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 It’s January 6th, 2021. A new year has just begun, and the horrors of 2020 are now behind us… right? WRONG! All of a sudden the world is in shambles yet again, and the most powerful government in the world has been temporarily paralyzed. An angry mob stormed the U.S. Capital this day, and five…

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Love is in the METAL…I mean air! Everywhere you look, you see beauty and things that symbolize love, love, love! That’s exactly the atmosphere Brigalias, a beautiful wedding venue, along with the help of us at Compass Ironworks has perfectly created. This venue, and our company, were the perfect marriage! (Ok enough with the cheesy…

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