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A Brief History of Subway Tile

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 12, 2016 01:08 AM
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by Nancy Mitchell last modified May 11, 2016

Subway tile lines the walls of New York's old City Hall subway station, which opened in 1904. Image from the Library of Congress, via Old Town Home . Pin it Subway tile is riding a wave of enormous popularity right now, but it's been around for a long time. If any of your walls are glazed with those ubiquitous 3" x 6" rectangles, you have a little piece of history in your home. Read on for the story behind America's most beloved tile. READ MORE »





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