Monday, January 25, 2010

The Original “Subway Tile”

Everything old is new again.

The Original Subway Tiles

This is a snapshot of a bathroom – complete with the original bathtub tile – in a house at 16th Street & Bethany Home Road. It was built in 1952.

Obviously the pedestal sink is new and so is the medicine cabinet and glass shelf. The shower curtain setup looks like it’s straight out of IKEA.

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