Pressed brick


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bricks which, before burning, have been subjected to pressure, to free them from the imperfections of shape and texture which are common in molded bricks.
See under Brick.

See also: Brick, Press

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The building was dressed with sandstone and pressed brick, with all of the original signage - made from tiles - remaining to this day.
In 1905, with a capital Stock of $50,000, the operation was incorporated as Brampton Pressed Brick Company Ltd.
Constructed at the turn of the 20th century, the red pressed brick facade is punctuated by the original crane hoist which runs the full height of the building.
It was 1891, the year basketball and moving pictures were invented, when Acme Pressed Brick Co.
The church is made of red pressed brick on the outside and Bath stone used inside for piers and vaulting.
He held a substantial amount of real estate in Marion, was president of Marion Pressed Brick Company and owned a 1906 Reo Runabout.