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Monday, October 3, 2011

Shaw, Metz & Associates, 1963

Shaw, Metz & Associates (Chicago, IL)
225 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA

Made use of NATCO Corporation's structural clay called Face Brick:

"Natco Face Brick is available in all standard, norman, roman, jumbo and norwegian sizes . . . modular and conventional dimensions. . . plain and textured finishes. . . "

Image/quoted matter above is from "new ideas in ageless structural clay--brick by Natco" Progressive Architecture (September 1963): p. 115.