Galera

The Galera: Terrazzo History Today terrazzo is faster to install due to advanced technology and products. But nearly a century ago, construction workers did not have a grinding or polishing machine to speed up the flooring process. Today we will talk about an old but important tool that paved the way for terrazzo. Today we [...]

Terrazzo Around the World: St. Peter’s Basilica

We make our next stop in our Terrazzo Around the World series at the St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, Italy. Terrazzo has been around for centuries, adding prestige to some of the world's most famous landmarks such as the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hoover Dam, and George Washington's Mt. Vernon Estates. But in this [...]

2018-03-26T20:20:47+00:00Categories: Terrazzo History|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Terrazzo Around the World: Hoover Dam

In this month's edition of Terrazzo Around the World, we will take an in-depth look at one of the world's biggest dams, The Hoover Dam. So far we have discovered terrazzo inside George Washington's home, Mt. Vernon, and along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hoover Dam has an interesting back story as well. Hoover [...]

2020-04-13T15:05:56+00:00Categories: Terrazzo History|0 Comments

Goat Milk & The Advancements in Terrazzo Technology

Terrazzo has been around for hundreds of years. Today it remains a flooring choice for commercial projects such as schools, hospitals, and government centers. One of the more interesting facts about terrazzo is that Venetian artisans used goat milk as a sealer for their floors. Terrazzo technology and methods have advanced throughout the years. Goat [...]

2020-04-13T16:57:46+00:00Categories: Terrazzo History|0 Comments

Terrazzo Around the World: Disneyland

Each month, Doyle Dickerson Terrazzo has taken you around the world to look at famous landmarks with terrazzo floors. This month we venture to one of the happiest places on Earth: Disneyland. Disneyland, located in Anaheim, California, opened in 1955. Today the park remains one of the biggest attractions around the world. Popular exhibits like Adventureland, [...]

2020-04-13T17:01:29+00:00Categories: Terrazzo History|0 Comments

Terrazzo Around the World: Mt. Vernon

In last month's edition of Terrazzo Around the World, we traveled to Hollywood and shined the spotlight on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. This month we go back in history to take a look at Mt. Vernon, home of the first President of the United States George Washington. Brief Terrazzo History Yes, Washington lived in [...]

2018-03-26T20:43:13+00:00Categories: Terrazzo History|0 Comments

Terrazzo Around the World: The Hollywood Walk of Fame

Lights, camera, terrazzo! Terrazzo can be seen around the world. In sunny California, The Hollywood Walk of Fame has become of the biggest attractions in the United States. Since the attraction's inception in 1960, celebrities are recognized for their contributions to the entertainment business each year. But behind all the glitz and glamour, terrazzo is [...]

2020-04-13T17:11:38+00:00Categories: Terrazzo History|0 Comments

When Did Terrazzo Become The Best

When did terrazzo become the best? Terrazzo provides an advanced, modern look to just about any space. With its contemporary usage, it is surprising to learn that the history of terrazzo dates back to the 15th Century at the start of the Italian Renaissance. Terrazzo was originally developed by Venetian construction workers as cost-effective [...]

2019-05-06T17:43:32+00:00Categories: Terrazzo History|0 Comments
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