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Fallen Angels Rescued Parametrically

SOURCE: Architect’s Newspaper Blog BY: Emily Hooper DATE: July 12, 2013 See the original article at Architect’s Newspaper Fabrikator Blog Fallen Angels Rescued Parametrically. Classically trained sculptors breath new life into four 20-foot angels with the help of Rhino. When Old Structures Engineering engaged Boston Valley Terra Cotta in the restoration of the 1896 vintage […]

Architect’s Newspaper’s Blog Features The Dorothy Project

The Fabrikator section of A|N Blog from The Architect’s Newspaper posted a nice article about Boston Valley’s Dorthy project. Fallen Angels Rescued Parametrically Fabrikator | Friday, July 12, 2013 | Emily Hooper Read an excerpt below…. “When Old Structures Engineering engaged Boston Valley Terra Cotta in the restoration of the 1896 vintage Beaux-Arts building at 150 Nassau Street in New […]
Dorothy Angel Restoration Project

Dorothy Gets Ready For Her Starring Role

In an effort to document the unique work performed by Boston Valley Terra Cotta, filmmaker Peter McGennis traveled to New York City to capture one of the original “Dorothy” structures that is still in tact on the building located at 150 Nassau. As visible in the photos below the structure has been strapped back to […]
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Partnership with UB brings high-tech tools to terra cotta firm

SOURCE: The Buffalo News BY: Stephen Watson DATE: May 19, 2013 See the original article at The Buffalo News Partnership with UB brings high-tech tools to terra cotta firm The type of historic terra cotta restoration performed by artisans at Boston Valley Terra Cotta is painstaking, time-consuming craftsmanship, and the work has been done largely […]

Restoring Fallen “Angels”

They had seen better days. The four 20-foot tall caryatids, had been perched on a landmark building 20 stories above lower Manhattan for 120 years. Collectively nick-named “Dorothy”, years of neglect and abrasive cleaning had left them, well, hazardous. Modeled by Spanish immigrant, Fernando Miranda in 1895, they were created to grace the penthouse of […]