Crescent Iron Works is a 4th generation family owned and operated full-service metals fabrication shop. They fabricate structural steel, miscellaneous and ornamental metals in their 52,000 square foot facility located five miles from the Philadelphia International Airport. With their size, vast experience, and talented pool of craftsmen, Crescent Iron Works is perfectly suited to handle the challenges associated   with fabricating structural steel, monumental stairs and railings and miscellaneous custom fabrications.   

Founded in 1931, Crescent Iron Works retains many of the values that were present 90 years ago while also incorporating fully automated design and modern shop technology and equipment, specifically a Lincoln Electric PythonX. This robotic fabrication machine has increased capacity, eliminated errors, decreased lead times, and made their pricing more competitive.

Throughout the United States, architects and builders who want to ensure the realization of their vision choose Crescent Iron Works for their fabrication needs.

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With decades of experience between our expert project managers to our full service metal fabrication shop, we can provide structural steel required for a wide range of applications from new building construction to existing building modification.


Whether economic access stairs and handrails or highly ornamental stairs with decorative guardrails and handrails are required for our clients' projects, Crescent Iron Works has decades of experience fabricating a wide range of stairs and rails.


Rooftop mechanical dunnage, catwalks, bollards, access ladders and even tiger walk ways are just a few of the numerous other steel items that are produced in house to meet our clients' needs.  



Crescent Iron Works, founded in 1931, has been serving the construction market by fabricating a wide range of structural steel, miscellaneous and ornamental metalwork for new construction and renovations

A family owned business, Crescent Iron Works remains recognized as a leader in the industry by providing quality workmanship and combining that with a unique ability to fabricate structures, sculptures, monuments, monumental stairs and railings.

We retain many of the values that were present 85-plus years ago, illustrated by the fact that there is an operational blacksmith’s forge in our shop that is utilized for projects requiring hand-crafted iron work.





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We pride ourselves as being one of the premier ornamental and decorative monumental stair fabricators in the Philadelphia area. Our expert staff of detailers, fabricators and project managers are able to give life to an Architect's or Owner's vision for the centerpiece of their project.

Please see below for some of our recent successful projects.

Axalta Coating Systems

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Perelman Building

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National Gallery of Art


McCormick Taylor




For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 215-729-1204 or fill out the following form

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Office & Shop

4901 Grays  Ave.

Philadelphia, PA 19143


Tel: 215-729-1204

Fax: 215-729-4413


To apply for a job with Crescent Iron Works, please send a cover letter together with your resume to: info@crescentironworks.com

Get a quote: 215-729-1204 ext. 14