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Call us! 251-443-7663

Smithsonian Art & Industries Building

Washington, DC

The Lathan Company is dedicated to providing clients with building restoration services of the highest quality.

In striving to maintain superior standards, each project begins and ends with the finest grades of materials available, with all work performed by dedicated and experienced professionals.



Founded in 1981 by Jerry Lathan, The Lathan Company is headquartered in historic Mobile, Alabama. In 2007/08, The Lathan Company managed over 15 projects totaling over $19M with completely accident-free job sites. Your Historic property requires the specialized skills our staff has acquired over numerous years in completing a variety of diverse projects. It takes a knowledgeable hand to correctly restore the type of specialized masonry or slate roofing system The Lathan Company reconditions every day.

In addition, Lathan continues to provide quality roof systems using a variety of materials and processes, including sheet metal, copper, modified bitumen, built-up roofs and shingles. The Lathan Company is a member of several professional organizations including the National Roofing Contractors Association and participates annually in the Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference, which highlights the work of historic restoration and renovation professionals.

At Lathan, we have maintained the highest of standards throughout the years. Each project begins and ends with the best grade of materials, the most experienced workers, and a dedication to professionalism that is unsurpassed in the industry. Our people work as a team, achieving the highest quality possible. Our supervisors average 21 years in the roofing and renovation business. Lathan's projects are worry free and built to last.

“Our people work as a very enthusiastic, hardworking team. Our supervisors average 26 years experience in the construction industry - experience that shows with each completed project.”


- Jerry Lathan, President and Founder


Specializing in Historic Preservation:


The Lathan Company offers the full range of restoration and renovation construction services applicable to the landmark structure. Breathing new life into historical properties is our passion, and Lathan treats each project as the unique opportunity that it is.


  • Materials Management and Acquisition

  • Masonry and Stucco

  • Historically Correct Windows, Doors, and Glass

  • Selective Demolition

  • Traditional Roofing Systems Including Slate, Copper, and Tile

Renovation Types:

  • Schools and Educational Buildings

  • Civic and Community Structures

  • Churches and Religious Facilities

  • Commercial Properties

  • Government Facilities

  • Military Facilities

  • Landmarks

  • Hotels





Phone: 251-443-7663

Fax: 251-443-8350

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 190308
Mobile , Alabama 36619

Shipping Address:

5450 Rangeline Road
Mobile , Alabama 36619



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