The Pinnacle Awards, presented annually by MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute during The International Surface Event (TISE) in Las Vegas, NV, recognize excellence in commercial, residential and renovation/restoration of natural stone projects worldwide.
Throughout each of the five boroughs, these patches of open land help relieve the surrounding chaos. One of the city’s most historic parks, now known as The Battery, was recently renovated using a variety of local granite which provides a fresh revived look.
The Pinnacle Awards, presented annually by the Marble Institute of America (MIA) during The International Surface Event (TISE) in Las Vegas, NV, recognize excellence in commercial, residential and renovation/restoration of natural stone projects worldwide.
In July 2013, Mark Hermogeno, principal of Hermogeno Designs — an award-winning interior design firm in Los Angeles, CA — was commissioned to renovate a longtime friend’s 3,000-square-foot craftsman home in Hollywood, CA.
Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, which was originally constructed in the 1860s, had become a blighted area in the middle of the 20th century, and at the time, was turned into the Kate Wollman Memorial skating complex.
In 2011, architects Cathy Simon, FAIA, LEED® AP, design principal at Perkins+Will and Peter Birkholz, AIA, LEED® AP, associate principal at Page & Turnbull, were hired by developers Wilson Meany to rehabilitate and renew 140 New Montgomery Street in San Francisco, CA, the former headquarters of the Pacific Telephone Co.
The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, enlisted the help of Quinn Evans Architects to provide new stone flooring that complemented and enhanced the existing stonework found in this 1927 historic building.