Located on Tremont Street in the historic city of Boston, MA, the Highball Lounge at the Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel transitioned to the Better Sorts Social Club. The renovation is credited to Punch Architecture, Las Vegas-based design and architecture firm.
Located in Dallas, TX, the Old Parkland North Campus features variegated limestone from Indiana, extracted from an adjacent quarry to one that more than 90 years ago produced the stone for the facade of the Empire State Building.
Founded on July 1, 1887, as the result of a bequest by Chicago businessman Walter L. Newberry, the Newberry Library has a long history. In an effort to revitalize the building’s beautiful stone architecture and update its layout to be more visitor friendly, a two-year restoration and renovation project was recently completed.
or the second time in its history, the limestone exterior of the historic main Post Office building in Fort Worth, TX, was meticulously cleaned and restored by a team of experts, including PROSOCO
April 7, 2020
By any definition, the main Post Office building in Fort Worth, TX, is a commanding presence. Located on the southern edge of the city’s central business district, the massive, three-story, rectangular structure occupies an entire 1 1/5-acre city block and is bounded by two key throughways, Lancaster and Jennings avenues.
Is quartz still rising in popularity? Are miters still a favorite? Is natural stone being used anywhere else but countertops? Over the years, trends seemed to be somewhat stagnate. But some new design trends are becoming apparent.
With the objective of making stone installation and repair easier and more accurate, manufacturers continually work to develop new and improved products to meet the demand. The following is a sampling of the latest products for adhesion and chip/stain repair available on today’s market.
The Royal Alberta Museum is the largest museum in Western Canada. It originally opened in 1967 and was called, at the time, the Provincial Museum of Alberta. In 2011, construction of a completely new museum was announced and started in 2014. The museum was finished two years later in 2016.
The marble tile of the Neptune Pool at California’s historic Hearst Castle was renovated with a complete system from Custom Building Products
August 9, 2019
The Neptune Pool at Hearst Castle is located on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean above San Simeon, CA, this iconic marble pool was inspired by the stunning location and equals the extravagant architecture of the castle itself.
The Pinnacle Awards competition is open to natural stone professionals from around the world and are presented to projects whose beauty, creativity, ingenuity and craftsmanship exemplify professional mastery in the use of natural stone in commercial and residential applications.
The recent expansion of Midtown Athletic Club and Hotel transformed what was the largest indoor tennis club in the country into the largest lifestyle center in the country. The hybrid health club and hotel exudes intentional details designed by DMAC Architecture, located in Evanston, IL.
For this issue of Stone World magazine we talk to Polycor about the use of Limestone in the Louis Vuitton Foundation building. Also with limestone we spoke to Buechel Stone about the Pray Stone limestone quarry. We also put together a product roundup of some of the CNC tools and accessories available today.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design we focus on the current quartz trends and the use of quartz in a modern farmhouse. Also, learn about how natural stone is used to blend nature and exterior architecture!