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Terra Cotta Shines in Manhattan’s West Village Residence

Recent updates show sidewalk scaffolding removed, revealing finishing touches still in progress. Work is anticipated to be completed by mid-year.
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145 Perry Street Townhouse Showcases Red Terra Cotta Envelope

Construction is nearing completion on 145 Perry Street, a four-story private residence situated in Manhattan's West Village. The townhouse façades feature intricately woven red terra cotta bricks and TerraClad® panels.

Efficient In-Kind Replacement of Terra Cotta for Quality Restoration

New York City's Façade Inspection Safety Program (FISP) requires periodic inspection of a building's exterior façade. The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission often insists that only terra cotta can replace itself due to its unique natural qualities, and advises against using alternative materials for in-kind replacement.

Bloomberg CityLab shines a spotlight on the Fitzroy’s Art Deco terra cotta façade

“Look at That Building” is a weekly series by Bloomberg CityLab that explores everyday – and not-so-everyday – architecture in New York City. Their latest story featured the Fitzroy on 514 West 24th street, an Art Deco revival condo with an elaborate façade of green-glazed terra cotta.

Archinect features NYC’s One Madison and 1 Great Jones Alley by BKSK

Boston Valley has worked with BKSK before to rationalize and fabricate their distinctive façade designs, two of which appear in the article.

FDNY Rescue Company 2 Receives a 2021 PCI Design Award

The fire station was granted the Design Award for Best Government & Public Building by PCI Mid-Atlantic.
A closeup of the red terra cotta facade on the FDNY training facility in NYC, designed by Studio Gang

Dezeen Magazine Spotlight on the TerraClad® Panels of FDNY Rescue Company 2

The article discusses lead architect Studio Gang’s design intent for the function of the building, which is used by the firefighter team as a simulation and training facility for extreme rescue situations.