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Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building, Newark, NJ
1996 NJ Golden Trowel Masonry Awards, Special Recognition

GC: Austin Helle Company, Inc.
Architect: Grad Associates

Standing center stage in downtown Newark, this federal building is viewed by thousands of people every year. Final decisions were made for the completion of this project involving plans for the magistrate courtrooms to be located on the second floor. As always, US Government General Services Administration criteria would have to be followed in the design of this area.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building, Newark, NJ.

A design was created which complemented previously completed areas. In all, over 6,000 square feet of floors, base and pilasters were installed using eight stone colors and multiple grout colors. Countless diagonal tiles and geometric shapes create both a dramatic and decorative design. This demanding project leaves not only a lasting mental impression on all visitors, but is also a project we know will remain standing for many years as a tribute to it's namesake and to the fine design and workmanship that created it.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building, Newark, NJ.This was to be a formal atmosphere within which the various courts would be housed. Opulent square and round columns stand guard down these hallways of justice. This is a unique and intricate installation created by the use of various sizes of marble and granite tiles including 6 x 12", 6 x 24" and 12 x 12". A variety of slabs in both 3/4" and 1-1/4" thick were also utilized. Bold contrasts were created at the door frames, elevator floors, base and pilasters adding dramatic finishing touches to the finished areas.

Multiple public, jury only and private judges toilets were necessary to accommodate this project. Over 5,000 square feet of ceramic tile was required, all in basic neutral shades, to accommodate the various sized toilet areas.

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