Travels with Larry


Pennsylvania Courthouse Gets a Big Copper Makeover

The Bradford County Courthouse is a historic building that has been an emblem of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, since its inauguration in 1898. This year, the Bradford County Courthouse unveiled a new exterior that featured new beautiful copper details. The building had its roof and dome...

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Pennsylvania Courthouse Gets a Big Copper Makeover

The New American Copper Buildings Mesmerize Manhattan

New York is a city known for its skyscrapers, but few stand out like the American Copper Buildings. Standing tall in Murray Hill with breathtaking views of the East River, The American Copper Buildings are two copper clad towers interconnected by a sky bridge, 300...

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The New American Copper Buildings Mesmerize Manhattan

Copper is Revitalizing Brooklyn’s East River Waterfront

Dating all the way back to 1856, the Domino Sugar refinery complex was once a sprawling industrial campus alongside Brooklyn’s East River, producing more sugar than anywhere else in the world and 98 percent of all sugar consumed in the United States. Following a series...

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Copper is Revitalizing Brooklyn’s East River Waterfront

Behind the Wall or On It: Using Copper to Create Stunning Façades

Intricate mazes of pipes created by plumbers are usually tucked behind the walls. It’s often difficult to even know what type of material is used. However, at Local 130 the materials are being highlighted on the building’s façade. The United Association (UA)’s Local 130 Plumbers...

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Behind the Wall or On It: Using Copper to Create Stunning Façades

Historic Restoration and Contemporary Design Collide at Ryerson University

Adjacent to the main intersection of Ryerson University’s downtown campus, overlooking Devonian Pond, is the Heaslip House, which is home to the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. The retrofitted seven-story classroom and administration space is a mix of both historical restoration and contemporary...

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Historic Restoration and Contemporary Design Collide at Ryerson University

Urban Revitalization: Little Rock’s River Arts District

During the mid-1960s downtown Little Rock suffered the same fate as many other U.S. cities—businesses and employees fled the urban core and moved to the suburbs, leaving a downtown full of parking lots and shuttered businesses.  Fortunately, progressive city leaders developed and implemented a plan...

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Urban Revitalization: Little Rock’s River Arts District

Exploring “Portland’s Living Room”

Occupying an entire city block, Pioneer Square, centrally located in downtown Portland, Oregon, provides a nice place for locals and visitors alike to enjoy the city.  In fact, it’s sometimes called “Portland’s Living Room”. The square gets its name from the 1879 Pioneer Court House,...

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Exploring “Portland’s Living Room”

Travels with Larry: Copper Steeples in “The Holy City”

  Situated squarely within the low country coastal areas of South Carolina, Charleston was one of the most important ports in Colonial America. The lack of elevation and the sandy soils lead to a community filled with relatively short structures, making church steeple lights visible...

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Travels with Larry: Copper Steeples in “The Holy City”

Travels with Larry: Brass Revitalizes Downtown Dallas

Finally, downtown Dallas, Texas is experiencing a renaissance!  Condos, hotels, restaurants and shops are beginning to fill the underutilized buildings, making central Dallas a real destination, rather than a place tired office workers flee as soon as their work day is over. Dallas luxury retailer...

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Travels with Larry: Brass Revitalizes Downtown Dallas


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