Renovation/Restoration

Boston hotel restoration is highlighted by marble

By Karissa Giuliano
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The Boston Fairmont Copley Plaza celebrated its 100-year anniversary with a full renovation, including a rejuvenation of the building’s classic stonework


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A 16-slab altar renovation

By Michael Reis
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Founded in 1858, the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Napa, CA, underwent a $850,000 renovation to its sanctuary last year that included innovative use of natural stone.


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Home renovation reflects family living style

By Jennifer Adams
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A combination of stone and quartz surfacing were utilized for the remodel of a private residence in San Jose, CA, to create a modern and functional living space


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Restaurant design exudes rustic elegance

By Jennifer Adams
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A mix of stone varieties in different textures and finishes create an Old World style for Fiola da Fabio Trabocchi — a new Italian restaurant in Washington, DC


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Home expansion retains cottage charm

By Jennifer Adams
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When building an addition to a modest private residence in Austin, TX, a near-perfect match was found for the home’s existing local flagstone 


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Recreated quarry wall reinvents Montreal Museum

By Kelly Martin
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A quarry wall from the Danby quarry in Vermont was meticulously recreated for the newly redesigned Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in Canada 


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Creative stonework forms a “foundation” for university campus

By Michael Reis
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The new University Center at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN, employs a range of local materials, including highly variegated Indiana limestone


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Restoring historic campus architecture

By Kelly Martin
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After 10 years of vacancy, Cheyney University’s 100-plus-year-old student residence hall — Humphreys Hall — underwent a renovation project that also restored the colonial revival building’s stonework


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A living testament to stone’s sustainability

By Michael Reis
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Made from local limestone, a nearly 150-year-old building in Wise County, TX, was abandoned for four decades, until restored to its original character


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Stone palette creates a new look at Bloomingdale Properties

By Kelly Martin
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Located on the oldest north-south main road in New York City, Bloomingdale Properties’ 1385 Broadway has undergone lobby and common area renovations as part of a substantial capital improvement and modernization program. Corporate space planning and interior design firm MKDA contributed to the redesign by modernizing the building’s entrance, lobby, elevator cabs, corridors and restrooms with a selection of natural stone.
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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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Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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