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Travels with Larry: Newfoundland

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist In 1880, 69 years before Newfoundland became the 10th province to officially join Canada,  construction started on a narrow-gauge (3-feet by 6-inch) railway that would, when complete, span across various parts of the province...

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Travels with Larry: Newfoundland

Travels with Larry: Cincinnati

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist The people of Cincinnati are making their downtown a more desirable place to live, work, play and visit. On my most recent trip, I visited the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center . The Center,...

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Travels with Larry: Cincinnati

Travels with Larry: Albany, Part 2

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist I recently visited Albany, New York, for the first time.  As I walked around the central part of the city, I noticed beautiful copper and copper alloy buildings at nearly every turn — many...

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Travels with Larry: Albany, Part 2

Travels with Larry: Albany

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist While in Albany, it’s really worth the time to see the impressive New York State Capitol Building. I think it’s really different from every other State Capitol I’ve seen.  For one thing, it’s one...

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Travels with Larry: Albany

Travels with Larry: Sweet Home Alabama, I-20

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Sometimes a nice copper roof just pops up in an area of the country where you really do not expect it. Just off Westbound I-20, in Alabama, at the border with Georgia, the Alabama...

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Travels with Larry: Sweet Home Alabama, I-20

Travels with Larry: Hoboken, New Jersey

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Hoboken, New Jersey — a one-time, rough-around-the-edges, blue collar community on the Hudson River — is booming again. The once boarded-up shops are now filled with cafes and specialty boutiques serving professionals who now...

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Travels with Larry: Hoboken, New Jersey

Travels with Larry: Washington, D.C.

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Visiting Washington, D.C. is like walking through the pages of a history textbook. There are impressive landmarks at every turn — many of which include copper. Recently, two of my colleagues came across the...

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Travels with Larry: Washington, D.C.

Travels with Larry: 1st Avenue, New York City

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist There’s a lot of inspiring copper work on Manhattan.  Perhaps eclipsing it all are two new residential towers rising just south of the United Nations along the East River at 626 1st Avenue. What’s...

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Travels with Larry: 1st Avenue, New York City

Travels with Larry: Pittsburgh

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist I came across Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after leaving Primanti Bros. for lunch. I noticed it due to the series of half-round, standing seam copper canopies that cover the 6th...

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Travels with Larry: Pittsburgh

Travels with Larry: Madrid

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist I took a little vacation last month and ran across some wonderful copper alloy work over in Spain.  Madrid, to be specific.  Beautiful city, and mid-September proved an excellent time to visit, neither too...

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Travels with Larry: Madrid


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