b'150-year-old Cathedral of the Holy Cross receives first-ever renovationtodateattherequestofCardinalHistoric structure, city promi-Sen. Local contractor New Bostonnence create challenges Interiorswashiredtousespeci- HistoricStructure:Withany fied LATICRETE products to installhistoricstructure,therenovation new stone floor finishes to replaceprocesscanbefullofsurprises. thecarpetingandvinylcomposi- Alloftheteamsworkingonthe tion tile covering the wooden floorscathedralneededtobemindful throughout the entire building. of the structures past and capable WhatmattersmosttoElkusof creatively finding solutions that ManfrediArchitectsistospecify products that will endure the test of time; so in this case, the LATICRETE reputation for high-quality sub-floor-ingsystemsandthe25-yearwar-rantywerecriticaltoourproduct specification, said Cathy Naughton, AIA,LEEDAP,SeniorAssociateat ElkusManfrediArchitects.Our firm is also committed to specifying productsthatcontributetoLEED points with high regard for sustain- Local contractor New Boston Interiors able building, and knew we couldused specified LATICRETE products to rely on LATICRETE and their productinstall new stone floor finishes to replace the carpeting and VCT covering the wood-portfolio to meet our standards. en floors throughout the entire building.The project called for the installation of 18 x 18 tile throughout the entire nave, which covers about 20,000 sq.ft. of space.38TileLetter | March 2020'