Historic preservation work on the building will include patching of the Bedford limestone
cladding, brick repointing and the repair of historic windows, said Elizabeth Gales, an architectural historian with Minneapolis-based Hess Roise, which is a consultant for the project.
Constructed of Bedford limestone
with gray granite trim, the main lobby is finished in marble with other rooms featuring its original wool carpet.
Bedford limestone, used for most of the statuary, is from south-central Indiana.
This is in contrast to the Bedford limestone, which has not withstood the climate so successfully (Fig.
To maintain a dean look, Gym & Swim finished the pool's interior in a light aqua aggregate and bordered the pool, spa and steps with the Midwest's own Bedford limestone
. The limestone, hailing from Indiana, has no grain or color variations, giving it a very dean look.
Constructed of steel and concrete, the courthouse's Bedford limestone
facade is both bold and majestic.
"Our product is not going away." Besides the quarries, about a dozen companies deal directly with the stone, among them Indiana Limestone, Elliott Stone Co., Architectural Stone, Bedford Limestone
Suppliers and Indiana Stoneworks.