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Boston Valley Terra Cotta to give lecture at Syracuse University

SOURCE: Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts DATE: February 8, 2011 Boston Valley Terra Cotta, Visiting Artist Lecture Series Tuesday, February 8, 2011 6:30pm Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building Lecture is free. Parking is available for $4 in Booth Garage; mention event to obtain rate. Information: Errol Willett, 315-443-3012 or eswillet@syr.edu. The Department […]

Fosdick-Nelson Gallery exhibition focuses on ‘Raw Goods’

SOURCE: Alfred University DATE: January 21, 2011 See the original article at Alfred University Press Releases (expired link) Fosdick-Nelson Gallery exhibition focuses on ‘Raw Goods’ “Raw Goods: the transformation of material by local industries” opens Friday, Jan. 28, at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Harder Hall, on the Alfred University (AU) campus. An opening reception is planned […]

Work-in-Progress: Roycroft Update

SOURCE: Buffalo Spree BY: Barry A. Muskat DATE: January/February 2011 Boston Valley Terra Cotta is providing custom roof tiles and chimney cladding for the reconstruction of the Roycroft Power House, as discussed in the article below. We anticipate the successful completion of this project in the coming months and will post photos in our portfolio […]

Masonry Construction Magazine

SOURCE: Masonry Construction Online DATE: November 2009 See the original article at Masonry Construction Online (expired link) Boston Valley’s team of architects and artisans created over 1600 replacement terra cotta units for United Restoration Preservation to install on this 100 year old building. The beauty of the restoration work is being recognized by Masonry Construction […]

Stoeckel Hall: 112 Years Old and Looking Like New

SOURCE: High Profile Magazine DATE: February 2010Excerpt from article High-Profile Focus: Renovation/Restoration Development News The teamwork of Charney Architects, Capasso Restoration, and Boston Valley Terra Cotta on the exterior restoration is evident in the finished project that is Stoeckel Hall. Architect Richard Charney states, “Stoeckel Hall resonates with history, of the nineteenth-century streetscape of this […]

Second Botta-Designed Museum Opens in the US

SOURCE: swissinfo.ch BY: Gerhard Lob in Lugano (Adapted from German by Morven McLean) DATE: January 13, 2010 See the original article at Swissinfo.ch A second museum designed by Mario Botta has just opened in the United States, bearing all the hallmarks of the world renowned Ticino architect. The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art – named […]

Terra Cotta: Age – Old Style is New Again

SOURCE: Architectural Products BY: Chuck Ross, contributing writer DATE: December 2009, Exteriors Issue Excerpt from article Problems – And Solutions In recent years, many early 20th century skyscrapers have begun shedding their terra cotta tile, as attachments and mortar have deteriorated. In Chicago, fears of pedestrian injury incited lawmakers to pass a cornice law that […]