“The purpose of this guide is to aid in the restoration of historic buildings in North America by listing criteria for brick selection. Another purpose of this article is to present pictures of historic and modern bricks so that people involved in restoration can recognize the way that bricks were produced by their facial characteristics. ”
To help disseminate information about best practices in the preservation of historic brick buildings, NCPTT has secured the permission of the author, Denis Brosnan, PhD, PE, to republish his article entitled “Guide for Replacement Bricks in Restoration of Masonry in Historic Buildings”. The article was originally published in Brickyard Magazine, Vol. 13, January 2014, Pages 6-14. Brickyard is a publication of The National Brick Research Center, a component of Clemson University.