New Build, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art – Center for Asian Art, Glaze, Florida, TerraClad, Machado Silvetti
Restoration, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, 150 Nassau Street, Dorothy, Sculpture, New York

Recreating the Past. Shaping the Future.

Boston Valley Terra Cotta is the leading manufacturer of custom architectural terra cotta for restoration of historic facades and creation of high performance building envelopes. Having been in the ceramic manufacturing business for over 120 years, we have a proven commitment to quality and a history of unparalleled customer service. Boston Valley’s diverse terra cotta lines include architectural terra cotta for restoration and custom facade systems, terra cotta roof tile, our TerraClad® rain screen system, and our new TerraPreCast® cladding. Located just south of Buffalo, NY and owned by the Krouse family, Boston Valley Terra Cotta continues a pattern of growth from an American manufacturer to a global terra cotta supplier. Our management team is leading the way in developing an atmosphere of collaboration with architects, owners and project stakeholders. This collaboration unites our longstanding history of craftsmanship with the emerging digital technologies of the design industry. Our commitment to this new, digital craft is allowing us to rationalize designs for terra cotta fabrication and solve challenging installation problems sooner, further enhancing our ability to deliver exceptional projects.

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Boston Valley is proud to have received the 2020 Architect’s Newspaper Innovator of the Year Award

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FDNY Fire Rescue 2 - Studio Gang, Jeanne Gang, Architectural Digest

Studio Gang’s FDNY Fire Rescue 2 featured in Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest recently published an article highlighting Studio Gang's FDNY Fire Rescue 2 in Brooklyn, NY and the work of founding principal and partner of the studio, Jeanne Gang.
April 21, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
COOKFOX, 512 West 22nd street, New York City, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, Architect's Newspaper Design Gala, Innovator of the Year

The Architect’s Newspaper recognizes excellence at the first Annual Design Gala

This year Boston Valley Terra Cotta was named Innovator of the Year by The Architect's Newspaper. The inaugural Design Gala took place earlier this month at the Bowery Savings Bank in New York City in an effort to celebrate all aspects in architecture.
March 23, 2020/by mark wisz
The Boston Valley Terra Cotta production facility as seen from above in Western New York.

130 Years of Terra Cotta Production & The Growth of Boston Valley Terra Cotta

Originally, Boston Valley was a brick manufacturer that later became a producer of terra cotta pots. The company's return to architectural terra cotta products occurred in 1981 when the Krouse family purchased the facility. From then on, Boston Valley Pottery was known as Boston Valley Terra Cotta.
March 20, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
The Dime Building white terra cotta facade, fogarty finger architects designed, Boston Valley Terra Cotta Produced

White Terracotta Facade Nearly Complete on The Dime as Highlighted in New York YIMBY

The mixed-use building designed by Fogarty Finger will have a total 350,000 square feet divided between ground floor retail, commercial office, and residential spaces with various amenities.
February 27, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
One Vanderbilt in New York City is a skyscraper designed by KPF that features white glazed terra cotta spandrels and soffits Boston Valley Terra Cotta

See Boston Valley’s Product on One Vanderbilt Highlighted in The Architect’s Newspaper

One Vanderbilt is a stunning skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan that continues to attract attention as construction progresses towards the completion date later in 2020.
February 25, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca

Boston Valley Terra Cotta at The Building Centre, Tales From New York Re-Cap

Attendees were able to learn about the resurgence of architectural ceramics from experts in the industry, showing modern day examples of the material in use.
February 20, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
Participants from SHoP Architects at the 2019 Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop, photo credit: Michele Taberski

Boston Valley Terra Cotta featured in an article published by Metropolis Magazine

In a recent article published by Metropolis Magazine, terra cotta is lauded as a favorable material for contemporary buildings.
February 12, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
Boston Valley Terra Cotta's article in The RIBA Journal, January 2020

Ceramics and the city: Boston Valley Terra Cotta Featured in The RIBA Journal

Boston Valley Terra Cotta was recently published in the January 2020 edition of The RIBA Journal. The article promotes terra cotta cladding as an efficient building material with examples of projects in the UK that Boston Valley has provided faience for.
January 31, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
pelli clarke pelli, the centrale, architect's newspaper, new york city

Architect’s Newspaper: Pelli Clarke Pelli’s Nods To The Jazz Age With Chevrons of Terra Cotta

The Centrale is a newly constructed residential building designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli in Midtown, Manhattan that features Boston Valley Terra Cotta rainscreen panels.
January 23, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca