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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 […]

About The Boston Valley ARCH Design Lab

Boston Valley Terra Cotta’s ARCH Design Lab exists to allow architects to produce custom terra cotta projects at, or near, catalog mass produced cost.  We use 3d parametric CAD/CAM technologies to deliver on the promise of “mass customization” in architectural fabrication. Ideally the workflow begins early in the design process by exchanging 3D drawings. From […]

Shining light on the Wellin

SOURCE: Hamilton College Alumni Review DATE: Fall 2012 See the original article at Hamilton College Alumni Review Shining light on the Wellin Boston Valley Terra Cotta provided our TerraClad rain screen system as the cladding on the Wellin Museum of Art. The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art is, at last and in every […]

Boston Valley Terra Cotta Hunter Street Bridge Restoration

SOURCE: Architect BY: Wanda Lau DATE: August 27, 2012 See the original article at Architect Boston Valley Terra Cotta Hunter Street Bridge Restoration Since 1889, Boston Valley Terra Cotta (BVTC) has been keeping the art and history of masonry craftsmanship alive and accurate with its architectural ceramic products and reproductions. The Buffalo, N.Y.–based company, which […]

Preservation Award Winner: Roycroft Campus Master Plan & Roycroft Powerhouse

SOURCE: Buffalo Rising DATE: May 8, 2012 See the original article at Buffalo Rising (expired link) Preservation Award Winner: Roycroft Campus Master Plan & Roycroft Powerhouse Preservation Buffalo Niagara is recognizing outstanding preservation projects and those contributing to preservation efforts at its annual awards ceremony May 30, 11:30 AM in the Statler’s Golden Ballroom. Award […]

Construction Watch: McKinley High School

SOURCE: Buffalo Rising DATE: May 7, 2012 See the original article at Buffalo Rising (expired link) Boston Valley Terra Cotta was contracted to provide its TerraClad ceramic rain screen system for portions of the McKinley High School expansion’s exterior cladding. Construction Watch: McKinley High School A $50 million renovation and expansion of McKinley High School […]

A lift for LeVeque: Project to modernize office space, add lobby, fix crumbling exterior

SOURCE: The Columbus Dispatch BY: Steve Wartenberg DATE: March 29, 2012 See the original article at The Columbus Dispatch A lift for LeVeque: Project to modernize office space, add lobby, fix crumbling exterior Standing on a narrow balcony near the top of LeVeque Tower, the wind whistling past the wings of the eight terra cotta […]

Italian Kiln Technology Meets Leading Architectural Design at BVTC

SOURCE: Ceramic Forum International DATE:Jan-Feb 2010 Italian Kiln Technology Meets Leading Architectural Design at BVTC Located in Orchard Park, NY, Boston Valley Pottery, Inc. was founded in 1889 and has been producing clay products for 120 years. Privately owned and operated, and doing business as Boston Valley Terra Cotta since 1981 the company has become […]

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