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Subject: Protective shoes

Protective shoes

From: Karen Potje <kpotje>
Date: Monday, May 7, 2001
Isobel Griffin <igriffin [at] nts__org__uk> writes

>We will soon be opening a very fragile historic house to the public,
>and would like to obtain some protective shoes for visitors to wear
>over or instead of their outdoor shoes. Can anyone recommend a
>particular type, preferably with details of the supplier?

You might contact the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam
(+31 10 4401200). I recently visited their "Sonneveld House", a
pristine restoration of a Dutch functionalist house from 1933. On
entering, visitors were supplied with very sturdy cloth overshoes.

Karen Potje
Head, Conservation/Preservation
Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920, rue Baile
Montreal, Quebec H3H 2S6
Fax: 514-939-7020

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:60
                   Distributed: Tuesday, May 8, 2001
                       Message Id: cdl-14-60-003
Received on Monday, 7 May, 2001

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