Built in 1903, Public School 186 in Harlem, New York was a beautifully-detailed Italian Renaissance Beaux Arts building. In 1970 the school closed, and the building sat empty for over 40 years. See how the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem saw the building's enormous potential and gave it the restoration it deserved – including new Pella windows.
As part of the Jim Vlock Building Project, students at the Yale School of Architecture partnered with Columbus House to build a home to help combat homelessness in New Haven. Find out how Pella windows and doors helped the students achieve the home's inspiring design.See the Video and Read the Story
We are as passionate about the quality and functionality of our products as we are about their beauty and design. That's why when we created our Contemporary Hardware Collection, it was important that we include key tenets of contemporary design. As important design elements, your windows and doors should complement other stylistic features in your home.
To replicate the look of historical wood windows, it's important to have a straight edge in the corners, versus a more common mitered angle cut.
To help ensure the joint keeps its visual integrity during temperature changes, we created a spring that sits behind the cladding and allows the materials to expand and contract as needed.View Architect Series Traditional