Project of the Year Awards
Kansas City, MO - On September 27, 2004 Tile Contractors' Association of America (TCAA) honored outstanding projects in both
Commercial and Residential tile installations. The awards were presented during TCAA's 96th annual convention at Lake Tahoe,
California. The Project of the Year winners are:
1st Place was awarded to Williams Tile & Marble (St. Louis, MO) for its Renaissance Grand Hotel Project.
This project involved installation of ceramic tile during renovation and expansion of a 24-floor, 80-year old historic
hotel building in downtown St. Louis. General Contractor for the project was Alberici Constructors. Project architect was
Brian Till with RTKL Associates. For more information on this project, contact Steve Williams at 314 878-8453.
2nd Place was awarded to Boston Tile & Terrazzo (Detroit, MI) for its New Anchor Bay High School Project.
This project involved installation of 60,000 square feet of 12x12 porcelain tile in several colors and patterns throughout
the structure. General Contractor for the project was Barton Malow Co. Project architect was TMP Associates. This project
was also awarded the IMI Detroit and National Best Commercial Project of 2003.
For more information on this project, contact
Bud Mularoni at 313 535-7700.
1st Place was awarded to Selectile of California, Inc. (El Monte, CA) for its Ledges at Turtle Ridge model homes. This project involved tile installation in three model homes ranging in size from 2,650 to 3,200 feet. General Contractor for the project was Rich~
mond American Homes. Project architect was Robert Hidey Architects and Project Designer was Pacific Dimensions. For more information on
this project, contact Ron Schwartz at 626 401-9978.
2nd Place was awarded to Williams Tile & Marble (St. Louis, MO) for its Lefkowitz Residence project. This project involved
remodel of a master bath and kitchen. The kitchen area encompassed three rooms with differing floor elevations that were merged to form one
large area with a single elevation. General Contractor for the project was Markway Construction. Project architect was Paul Doerner of
For more information on this project, contact Steve Williams at 314 878-8453.
An award for Technical Merit was also presented to Trostrud Mosaic & Tile Co. (Wood Dale, IL) for its ceramic tile
installation at Marsh Supermarket in Noblesville, IN. This project involved installation of wall and floor tiles in varying colors
and patterns covering 45,000 square feet of floor space. The installation was accomplished in a two-day window to allow for timely
opening of the store. Trostrud Mosaic Tile Co. served as General Contractor on the project. The project architect was April Hensley
of Leech & Hensley Architects. For more information on this project, contact Mike Malizzio at 630 595-3700.
Electronic files containing photos of the winning projects are available upon request.
To request photos, contact Carole Damon at 816 765-7281 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Projects completed in 2002 or 2003 were eligible for the awards. Projects were reviewed by an independent panel of judges and
ranked on the basis of technical and artistic achievement.
TCAA was founded in 1903 to serve the interests of the ceramic tile industry. The organization currently has 153 members
representing 75 union tile contracting companies and 30 tile manufacturing, distribution and industry supplier companies.