Entries by Mark

Custom Glaze Finishes Completed For Department of Justice Building

Fresh From The Kilns The fully-glazed antefix units for the Department of Justice roof have just made it out of the kilns on their last firing cycle. These are for the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building in Washington, D.C.which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Justice. The 114 units underwent four different glazing and firing cycles. […]

Big and Beautiful – Terra Cotta Blocks Made for Northeastern University

Fabrication of the massive blocks that will adorn Northeastern University’s Hastings Building in Boston, Massachusetts is finishing and the first crates are packed for shipping. This project features some of the largest block we’ve ever made at Boston Valley. The project began when Northeastern University bought the Hastings Building from the local YMCA with plans to […]

Digital + Hand-Made Converge at Boston Valley Terra Cotta

Even for a small restoration job like 333 North Michigan Avenue, Boston Valley Terra Cotta’s commitment to quality never falters. In the same innovative process that drove the Alberta Legislature Dome restoration, the two blocks that require replacement are first drafted and the basic profile of the unit is milled on our 5-axis CNC router. […]