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Boston Valley Terra Cotta’s Restoration of NYC’s Tudor City Featured on PIX 11 News

TITLE: Old Gargoyles and Statues on Historic Manhattan Buildings Get a New Life
SOURCE: PIX11
AUTHOR: Greg Mocker
DATE: 5.20.19
Watch the full video on PIX11

Boston Valley Terra Cotta’s work on the restoration of 5 Tudor City Place in New York City was featured in a segment on NYC’s PIX11 News. Tudor City is a 1927 apartment complex located at 2nd avenue and 42nd street adjacent to the United Nations Headquarters.

Click on the screenshot below to view the video featuring interviews with Oswald Bertolini and Eric Vonderhyde from Bertolini Architectural Works.

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The new terra cotta statues have been fabricated by Boston Valley Terra Cotta. Artists work by hand with clay and plaster molds to create new gargoyles that should last another 75 years.

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Reproductions of the original sculptures from Tudor City (left) pictured next to the original sculptures (right)

Read our previous blog about the fabrication of 5 Tudor City Place’s gargoyles here.