DeVenco is proud to produce the finest quality product designed to meet the specifications of architects, conservators, designers and homeowners for windows of new or period homes.

We are glad to offer this partial list of public buildings of historical or architectural significance for which DEVENCO blinds and Shutters have been specified and manufactured.

THE WHITE HOUSE

DeVenco manufactured wooden blinds for windows on the third floor of the White House
Interior Designer: David Richmond Buyers III, W.E. Browne Decorating - Atlanta, GA

THE U.S. Supreme Court

In 1994 DeVenco was chosen to assist in the restoration of the ten original wooden blinds in the court room of the U.S. Supreme Court.

For half a century DeVenco has produced window decorations for a great many buildings both public and private. Many of the private buildings are on the Historic Registry and would be immediately recognizable by name or location; it is our stated policy not to identify private homes. The following is a partial list which includes only buildings which are open to the public.
INDEPENDENCE HALL, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DeVenco restored original blinds at the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution.

THE PRESIDENT’S HOUSE AT WILLIAM AND MARY, Williamsburg, Virginia
The oldest official residence for a college president in the United States, dating from 1732.

BOSCOBEL ON THE HUDSON, Garrison, New York
The classic Federal mansion on the Hudson River dates from 1805 and was restored in 1976.

PEYTON RANDOLPH HOUSE, Williamsburg, Virginia
DeVenco restored original wooden blinds in the 1715 home of Peyton Randolph of Williamsburg, notable patriot, Speaker of the House of Burgesses and first president of the Continental Congress.

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, “THE LAWN”, Charlottesville, Virginia
Original campus designed and erected by Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States.

THE GOVERNOR’S PALACE, Williamsburg, Virginia
The lavish brick building built in 1722 and home to seven royal governors plus Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson as post colonial governors of the state of Virginia.

NEW YORK METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York, New York
Recognized historical authority on interior design and decorative arts.

BETSY ROSS HOUSE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The 1740 home of Betsy Ross who designed and sewed our first American flag.

THE COFFEE HOUSE IN COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG, Williamsburg, Virginia
DeVenco manufactured blinds to replicate those of the late eighteenth century for the ‘newest’ old building in Colonial Williamsburg on the grounds of the Capital.

STRATFORD HALL, Stratford, Virginia
The 1738 birth place and home of Robert. E. Lee as well as Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, the only two brothers who are signatories to the Declaration of Independence.

WOODROW WILSON HOUSE, Princeton, New Jersey
The home of the twenty-eighth President of the United States.

THE TENNESSEE STATE CAPITOL, Nashville, Tennessee
.Built in 1845, a fabulous example of Greek Revival architecture. Architect: William Strickland.

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT HOUSE, Cincinnati, Ohio
Home of our 27th president and the 10th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

ORIGINAL GEORGIA GOVERNOR’S MANSION, Milledgeville, Georgia
This 1840 Greek Revival building was used as the Governor’s mansion until 1868.

THE HERMITAGE, Hermitage, Tennessee
This ancestral home of Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States.

OLD FORT HERROD MUSEUM, Herrodsburg, Kentucky
Site of the log cabin, birthplace of Abraham Lincoln.

ANDREW JOHNSON HOME, Greenville, Tennessee
1851 Federal style home of the 17th President of the United States.

ANDREW LOW HOUSE, Savannah, Georgia
Home of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of The Girl Scouts of America.

PHOENIX STATE CAPITOL BUILDING AND MUSEUM, Phoenix, Arizona
Original Capitol of Arizona built in 1900.

THE MARGARET MITCHELL HOUSE, Atlanta, Georgia
c. 1900, apartment house where Margaret Mitchell wrote her epic novel, “Gone With the Wind”.

CHADDS FORD INN, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Historic tavern built in 1700. Typical Georgian colonial architecture.

THE WREN’S NEST, Atlanta, Georgia
c. 1880, Home of Joel Candler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus series of books.

OHIO STATE HOUSE AND CAPITOL, Columbus, Ohio
Originally built in 1840, restored in 1994 - 1996.

GEORGIA GOVERNOR’S MANSION, Atlanta, Georgia
Built in 1970, traditional Southern colonial architecture.

LONDON TOWN PUBLIK HOUSE ASSEMBLY, Edgewater, MD
18th century Georgian mansion built by William Ferrier between Williamsburg and Philadelphia and used as a tavern.

JOHN MARK VEDIER HOUSE, Beaufort, South Carolina
Original 1790 house of local merchant in the 18th century resort town of Beaufort.

THE ISRAEL CRANE HOUSE, Montclair, New Jersey
Colonial house built in 1796 by Israel Crane in Montclair, formerly known as Cranetown.

BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
1864 grist mill converted to a museum in 1974.

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ORIGINAL PROFESSORS RESIDENCE, Athens, Georgia
1857 Federal period brick building designed as residence for University professors.

THE BLENNERHASSETT MANSION, Parkersburg, West Virginia
Island home originally built in 1800 on the Ohio River by the Blennerhassett family of Ireland.

THE DAVENPORT HOUSE, Savannah, Georgia
1820 house built by master builder Isaiah Davenport, house museum open to the public.

THE SWAN HOUSE, Atlanta, Georgia
1928 Palladian style mansion built by Phillip Trammell Shutte, well-known Atlanta architect.

BULLOCH HALL, Roswell, Georgia
Birthplace of President Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, and uncle of Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady from 1934-1945

OTHER LOCATIONS

DISNEY WORLD, Orlando, Florida SEASIDE, Key West, Florida
THE LA MER HOTEL, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts ANDERSON FEDERAL COURTHOUSE, Key West, Florida
TAYLOR GRADY HOUSE, Athens, Georgia STATE DEPARTMENT, Washington, D.C.
BARTOW COUNTY COURTHOUSE, Cartersville, Georgia FORT UNION TRADING POST, Willistown, North Dakota
BURLINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Burlington, New JerseyMANOR OF ST. GEORGE MUSEUM, Patchoque, New York
LITTLE TALBOT ISLAND STATE PARK, Ft. George, FloridaDELAWARE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Delphi, New York
RIDDICK’S FOLLY, Suffolk, VirginiaDISNEY WORLD, LIBERTY SQUARE, Orlando, Florida
ATHENS CLARK COUNTY FIREHOUSE, Athens, GeorgiaTHE BEAUMONT INN, Harrodsburg, Kentucky
ST. PAUL MEMORIAL CHURCH, Charlottesville, VirginiaEUGENE O’NEILL HISTORIC SITE, Danville, California
VENDUE HOUSE, Nassau, BahamasCONSTITUTION SQUARE, Darville, Kentucky
THE FEDERAL HOUSE, North Cumberland, PennsylvaniaDAY BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY, Mt. Park, Georgia
LYMAN ALLYN ART MUSEUM, New London, ConnecticutMERRELL TAVERN INN, South Lee, Massachusetts