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Gavin Historical Bricks

Gavin Historical Bricks

Researching paving materials, Iowa native John Gavin got the idea of surfacing his own driveway with brick and stone discarded from historic midwestern city streets and buildings. One man’s trash is another’s treasure, they say; in five years, Gavin Historical Bricks has become the largest supplier of reclaimed antique paving and building materials in the country. Kudos go not only to Gavin for his environmentally responsible approach but also to the bricks and stone, which have a character and patina unrivaled by new production.