Custom Stone

A note to the architectural community. “We love a challenge.” Involve us in your design ideas. Whether it be budgeting, detailing or construction questions, our staff at American Art Stone is available to assist you from concept to construction.

Below are fine examples of our custom stone work.

  • Aaron Burr Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

    Architect: KSS Architects
    General Contractor: SKANSKA Construction
    Mason: Speranza Brick Works
    Year Constructed: 2006

    Aaron Burr Hall is a historic building which required an extension and reconstruction of its stone facade exterior. The replacement facade had to match exactly the original. Each chiseled face of each stone had to be matched perfectly along with a matching color while matching the pattern of the veneer stone arrangement. All architectural items had to be replicated exactly including banding, cornices, coping and door surrounds. To add to the challenge, the wall veneer was angled, not flat, leading to cornering issues. L corners were an engineering challenge. Corners also were required to be a combination of smooth faced and chiseled units. All challenges were successfully met by AAS.