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Limestone and marble used to make elegant, durable home in Austin, TX

A hilltop home in Austin, TX, coined “House on the Corner,” is a showcase of Lueders limestone and a variety of marble — making for an elegant yet durable design
By Heather Fiore
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A palette of Lueders limestone — both in veneer and tile format — was utilized throughout the home’s exterior and interior design to create a space reminiscent of the country with contemporary elements.


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Restoring stone balustrades at a city landmark

A prominent Philadelphia park gets a makeover to revive its original grandeur
By Sara Garafalo
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Rittenhouse Square is one of Philadelphia’s most prominent and historic parks, and one of William Penn’s original four squares framing the city.


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A course on stone

By Jennifer Adams
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I recently had the opportunity to join a group of architects on a trip to Portugal where we had the chance to visit several marble and limestone quarries as well as some stone processing plants.


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Connecticut Stone forging ahead with new partnership and website

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Connecticut Stone of Milford, CT, and TexaStone Quarries of Garden City, TX, have joined forces to create TexaCon CutStone in Bloomington, IN, with a common goal to fabricate and deliver high quality Indiana limestone in a timely basis across North America.


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Wynnchurch Capital acquires Indiana Limestone and appoints Tom Quigley as CEO

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Wynnchurch Capital, a leading middle-market and private-equity firm, has acquired the assets of Indiana Limestone Co., the largest dimensional limestone quarrier and fabricator in the U.S. Wynnchurch acquired the assets out of bankruptcy.


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Limestone ties modern Texas home to landscape

For the construction of their retirement home in Lampassas, TX, a couple turned to limestone to match the landscape and to tie a traditional Texas ranch home feel to a unique contemporary design
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Set on an 85-acre ranch in Lampassas, TX, is the Triple Creek Ranch, or more affectionately known by passer-bys for its unique, contemporary design, the “Casa de Corazon,” (heart house) and the “butterfly house.”


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Limestone creates one-of-a-kind residential design

An outdated beach house undergoes metamorphosis to maximize ocean views and sun exposure, earning it the Award of Excellence for Residential Interior/Exterior for the 2013 Pinnacle Awards
By Heather Fiore
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Situated on one of the most high-end streets in Long Island, NY, is a private residence that took a very specific design goal and transformed it into one of the most unique homes the island has ever seen.


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Blending romance and country style

For a private residence in Texas, architect Rick Burleson used limestone to create a romantic vibe in a hill country setting
By Sara Garafalo
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The homeowners of a private residence in Wimberley, TX, wanted a romantic-style home that would blend with their hill country surroundings. They


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Canadian stone producer revives American soapstone quarry

Although the Quebec-based company Polycor focuses mainly on granite and marble, it recently purchased its first soapstone quarry in Virginia to meet the current demand for the stone and strengthen its North American presence
By Heather Fiore
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Staying true to its focus on the North American market, Polycor, one of the nation’s largest granite, marble and limestone groups, recently acquired its first soapstone quarry


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Indiana limestone forges partnership

With a common goal to fabricate and deliver Indiana limestone easily and efficiently to projects across North America,two industry members joined forces to build TexaCon Cut Stone in Bloomington, IN
By Jennifer Adams
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On December 2, 2013, TexaCon Cut Stone was born. The mill was originally built in Chicago in 1930, and it had been dismantled and shipped to Bloomington, IN.


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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