TITLE

Quiet Cork, Loud Gangsters

PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Hardwood Floors Magazine;Dec2014/Jan2015, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the efforts of Globus Cork, a manufacturer of cork tiles, to recreate the cork floor of the former federal courthouse in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is part of the Mob Museum, by creating a custom matching stain and applying it to cork tiles.
ACCESSION #
99904250

 

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