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Jan 22, 2008
PACE 2008, Los Angeles, CA - B. Gunar Gruenke, then-Vice President of Conrad Schmitt Studios presented "French Lick Resort Renovation" at the LA Convention Center for the SSPC Paint and Coating Expo (PACE). CSS completed the renovation of the 421,000 square foot French Lick Springs Hotel, a legendary French Renaissance Resort built in 1845. The presentation described the artisan's work and the decorative materials, techniques, and technology behind it, including the use of ornamental plaster, scagliola, gilding, glazing, stenciling, and painting of murals.