B.R Howard's fine art storage facility

The Commonwealth Conservation Center occupies a 32,000 square foot structural steel and masonry facility with 2 loading docks and drive in accessibility. It is equipped with a climate controlled zoned HVAC system, a wet pipe sprinkler system, and a central station security system with cameras, smoke and fire detection functionality.


Why choose us?


location advantage

B.R. Howard is located in Carlisle, PA, less than 2 miles from accesses to major interstates, making Carlisle an east coast logistics hub for trucking and distribution. Due to this unique location, B.R. Howard has been able to easily create and maintain successful working relationships with many metropolitan clients.

Cost advantage

Art storage in the cities are generally limited and come with premium prices. With our convenient location, B.R. Howard is able to make collections accessible on short notice without the city costs,  which allows the cost savings to be directed towards other institutional goals.

care advantage

The lab and storage area at B.R. Howard is occupied daily by conservators and technicians with many years of conservation experience. They have an interest in making sure the artifacts that are stored here are well maintained and secured. If needed, these conservators can make assessments or treatments in-house, reducing additional transportation expenses.


Let us have the privilege of working with you.

B.R. Howard provides fine art storage for museums, organizations and government institutions.