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Subway Tile Shower traditional-bathroom
 

Subway Tile Shower

Historic reproduction Subway tile for the walls and Unglazed porcelain hexagons for the floor. – There is no glazing or any other coating applied to the tile. Their color is the same on the face of the tile as it is on the back resulting in very durable tiles that do not show the effects of heavy traffic. The most common unglazed tiles are the red quarry tiles or the granite looking porcelain ceramic tiles used in heavy commercial areas. Historic matches to the original tiles made from 1890 - 1930's. Subway Ceramic floor tiles are made of the highest quality unglazed porcelain and carefully arranged on a fiber mesh as one square foot sheets. A complimentary black hex is also in stock in both sizes and available by the sheet for creating borders and accent designs.
Subway Ceramics offers vintage tile is 3/8" thick, with a flat surface and square edges. The Subway Ceramics collection of traditional subway tile, moldings and accessories.
Photos by Sarah Whiting Photography
Tile setter Hohn & Hohn Inc.
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November 24, 2013
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sorry that was not something we were involved with.
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September 15, 2013
taylor3106 wrote:
Can anyone tell me the exact make and model of this toilet?
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I'd like to know the make of this toilet too! It is not american standard... Close, but this toilet is nicer.
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August 9, 2013
pmr1951 wrote:
What kind of toilet is this?
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
Danze makes similar, but not exact:
Danze DC011223 One-Piece Toilet 1.6GPF with 3" Flush Valve from the Orrington® Collection http://www.faucetdirect.com/danze-dc011223-one-piece-toilet-1-6gpf-with-3-flush-valve-from-the-orrington-collection/p746819
:) Rhoda
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May 11, 2013
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The tile setter Jan Hohn of Hohn and Hohn does use the string method many times. I don't recall if she did on this project. The standard she shoots for is 1/16th in general.
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February 24, 2013
justbuilding wrote:
Love the tile - is the perimeter floor tile in the pattern grey or black? Looks lovely. I - I have a walnut vanity and a cherry stain with a white marble top. Wondering if this tile might complement it well. Looks like this bath has a darker wood vanity as well.

Also, I'd love to know the manufacturer of this toilet as the alternative recommended by Danze isn't quite as lovely. Any help yu can offer would be greatly appreciated!
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Thanks for all the information. I may order a sample -- just need to finish some research on other tiles I've been looking at first.

Any idea on the toilet? Is it vintage?
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Very good. I don't have the info on the toilet. The home owners worked with their contractor on that piece.
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January 3, 2013
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The tile setter would have either used TEC or Custom. Either is a fine grout
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For European users, following Clay Squared response, I've just grouted similar tiles in Mapei Ultracolor, "Cement Gray" and it looks a similar shade.
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December 27, 2012
meggster wrote:
Love this look! Can you tell me the size of the wall tiles (including the base tiles)?
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The subway tiles are 3" x 6" and the base tiles are 6" x 6", the black trim is 1/2" x 6" and the Victoria Cap is 3"x6"
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December 11, 2012
sshurd wrote:
How did you do the niche for the toilet paper holder? What did you use for the TP mechanism itself?
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Where did you get the one piece insert?
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You can order them through our showroom. All the Whites are $228 and the colored holders are $247 each
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November 18, 2012
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
Danze makes similar, but not exact:
Danze DC011223 One-Piece Toilet 1.6GPF with 3" Flush Valve from the Orrington® Collection http://www.faucetdirect.com/danze-dc011223-one-piece-toilet-1-6gpf-with-3-flush-valve-from-the-orrington-collection/p746819
:) Rhoda
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October 31, 2012
dxdbathroom wrote:
Is the name of the 1st tile a chair rail or is it called something else?
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They call the piece on the top row a Victoria Cap in the Subway Ceramics line. It is an exact replica of the time.
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October 12, 2012
pinag wrote:
Where did you get your toilet from? It's amazing!
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
Danze makes similar, but not exact:
Danze DC011223 One-Piece Toilet 1.6GPF with 3" Flush Valve from the Orrington® Collection http://www.faucetdirect.com/danze-dc011223-one-piece-toilet-1-6gpf-with-3-flush-valve-from-the-orrington-collection/p746819
:) Rhoda
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Thank you Rhoda :)
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September 23, 2012
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The floor tile is unglazed porcelain made by Subway Ceramics. Are you interested in seeing a sample?
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Does the border trim come in a sheet?
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June 25, 2012
baebee wrote:
Who makes this toilet?
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
Danze makes similar, but not exact:
Danze DC011223 One-Piece Toilet 1.6GPF with 3" Flush Valve from the Orrington® Collection http://www.faucetdirect.com/danze-dc011223-one-piece-toilet-1-6gpf-with-3-flush-valve-from-the-orrington-collection/p746819
:) Rhoda
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February 27, 2012
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Emily Hurley
Hi there, It looks like it could be Dovetail from Sherwin Williams. LOVE it.
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July 22, 2013
bramsuer wrote:
What is the paint color/mfg? - Love the neutral tone with original tile
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