The glazed terra cotta units framing the upper windows of the 18-story 7 West 21 Street building are nearing installation completion. Boston Valley Terra Cotta has been working with Morris Adjmi Architects on this 290,000 square foot building in the Ladies Mile Historic District of New York City. The completed space will accommodate 288 apartments […]
If you think public libraries are an institution with a proud past but a problematic future you have to visit the new Elmhurst Public Library by Marpillero Pollak Architects. Commissioned in 2004 by New York’s Department of Design and Construction (DDC), it’s not just a triumphant work of civic architecture, but one that creates community and celebrates what it means to be a public institution in 2017.
“HOK contacted us during the conceptual design stage,” explained Willard Pottle, international sales and marketing manager at Boston Valley Terra Cotta, which won the bid to manufacture the panels over two German firms. “They made it very clear that they wanted to use terra cotta to acknowledge Buffalo’s architectural history.” – UB|MD
Stamford Hospital, founded 117 years ago by judge and former state legislator John Clason, has come a long way since its days of being a 30-bed establishment in a mansion in East Main Street. Boston Valley Terra Cotta has been working with Ferguson Neudorf Glass on the hospital’s most recent expansion, a towering 11-story facility clad in […]
Work is continuing on Cornell University’s Upson Hall, the engineering school’s 1956-built academic building. Located on the campus in Ithaca, New York, the 160,000 square-foot building is now being renovated by Perkins + Will, who designed this original building 60 years ago. Perkins + Will is working with LTL Architects and engineers Thornton-Tomasetti on this transformation. Boston […]
“Bond Street in lower Manhattan’s has turned into a short “starchitect” row and Boston Valley Terra Cotta is playing a key role in the street’s latest project. The Orchard Park-based firm is designing and constructing the terra cotta panels that will grace the façade of architect Annabelle Selldorf’s 10 Bond Steet, a seven-story, 11-unit infill project. The building’s […]
The PreCast Terra Cotta Panels made by Boston Valley Terra Cotta and Modern Mosaic have been installed on 1200 17th Street in Washington, D.C. Our custom glazed panels create a truly unique facade for this ZGF designed downtown DC Akridge property. With the precast panels installed, the double height windows can now be lifted into […]