• Bickford Senior Living - Crown Point, Indiana

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    The fireplace and bar were both constructed using the same “Chardonnay” color synthetic stone that was used for the courtyard and the exterior walls.

    Chardonnay color synthetic stone fireplace and bar
  • Bickford Senior Living - Crown Point, Indiana

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    The masonry planters were erected using a “Chardonnay” Cobblefield and a “buff” color Cast stone. Three seat walls were constructed using standard gray CMU.

    cast stone planter in a courtyard
  • Private Residence - St. Charles, Illinois

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    Wisconsin lannon stone was used to veneer this magnificent European style residence. Over three hundred tons of natural stone were needed to complete this project. Stone masons hand chiseled individual pieces to custom fit the front octagon towers and a turret at the rear of the residence. 3" rock-faced cut limestone sills, pier caps and coping were fabricated for windows, piers and retaining walls.

    Natural lannon Stone veneer European style home
  • Apartment Building - Wildwood, IL

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    Chilton Blend stone was used to veneer the first floor of this apartment building. The stone bonding was laid in a random ashlar pattern with natural gray mortar. The mortar joints are concave. 2 1/4" rock-faced cut limestone was fabricated for window sills and wall coping.

    Natural Stone
  • Apartment Building - Wildwood, IL

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    The main entry to this apartment building consisted of masonry piers built from natural stone and capped with 2 1/4" cut limestone. The edges of the limestone caps were rock-faced to give the same finish as the stone face.

    Natural Stone
  • Apartment Building - Wildwood, IL

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    Close-up view of Chilton Blend stone laid in a random ashlar pattern on the exterior of apartment building. The mortar joints are concave. 2 1/4" rock-faced cut limestone was fabricated for window sills and wall coping.

    Natural Stone
  • Private Residence - St. Charles, IL

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    Custom fireplace laid in Wisconsin lannon stone with 3" cut limestone hearth. Stone laid in a random ashlar pattern with stone "soldier" course and keystone for arches with 1/4" raked joint. Firebox firebrick laid in a standard running bond with refractory mortar.

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  • Private Residence - Libertyville, IL

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    Hand carved marble surround and mantle fireplace face imported from India. Crema Marfil marble hearth and 6" marble border around firebox. Firebox firebrick laid in a herringbone bond with refractory mortar.

    Fireplaces
  • Private Residence - Lake Forest, IL<

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    Custom cast stone fireplace face from Magic Stone of Texas. Cast stone pieces laid with custom blended mortar to match stone color. Firebox firebrick laid in a herringbone bond with refractory mortar.

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  • Private Residence - Libertyville, IL

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    Custom fireplace face in 8" - 12" split face cobblestone with 2 1/4" cut limestone hearth and mantle. Hearth and mantle limestone edges are rock-faced. Firebox firebrick laid in a herringbone bond with refractory mortar. Mortar joints tooled to a smooth flat finish. Custom made cherry brackets for mantle.

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  • Private Residence - Lake Forest, IL

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    Custom fireplace face and "flush" hearth in Indiana cut limestone-smooth face. Firebox firebrick laid in a running bond with refractory mortar. Mortar joints tooled concave.

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  • Private Residence - Lake Forest, IL

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    Custom fireplace face in Wisconsin lannon stone. Stone is laid in a random ashlar pattern. Hearth is 3" lannon stone slabs with rock-faced edges. Firebox firebrick laid in a running bond with refractory mortar. Mortar joints tooled concave.

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  • Private Residence, Green Oaks, IL

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    Outdoor fireplace with built-in limestone hearth. The bottom portion of the fireplace was built using split-face granite boulders. The shoulder and crown of the chimney are poured-in-place concrete reinforced with rebar.

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  • Private Residence, Green Oaks, IL

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    Custom cast stone fireplace face and hearth from Stone Legends of Dallas, Texas. The cast stone veneer is one side of a 48” see-through fireplace. Joints were pointed with a mortar matched to the color of the stone.

    Fireplace
  • Private Residence, Green Oaks, IL

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    Custom cast stone fireplace face and hearth from Stone Legends of Dallas, Texas. The firebox was built using red firebrick laid in a herringbone pattern.

    Fireplace
  • Private Residence, Green Oaks, IL

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    Natural stone veneer fireplace face with raised hearth. The mantle and hearth are custom fabricated limestone. The firebox was built used standard color firebrick laid in a herringbone pattern for the firebox floor and walls.

    Building A Fireplace

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