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Herringbone Cement Tile at Chicago’s Franklin Room

The Franklin Room Chicago Entrance

 

The Franklin Room continues the trend of bringing back Chicago’s history of neighborhood taverns, but with a classy, upscale,¬†decor which includes a¬†entire floor¬†of Villa Lagoon Tile.

This lively lunch and dinner spot sports¬†expensive bourbons in cages and an emphasis on great “pub grub” and serving liquor neat.

 

 

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Ladies and Gentlemen ¬†are ¬†welcome…so says the sign at Chicago’s new pub/ tavern/bar/restaurant The Franklin Room.¬†¬†The Franklin Room is a proper city tavern and urban¬†speakeasy located in the popular River North neighborhood. Described by Google as “Creative, wide-ranging American menu & brown booze, sake & tons of beers in a subterranean space” and we would add “sporting a handsome hand crafted herringbone tile floor from Villa Lagoon Tile”.¬†Close up of Villa Lagoon Tile Herringbone cement tile
In areas around the entrance and the bar a coordinating checkerboard pattern is made from two shades of VLT’s solid color¬†cement tiles.

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With such a wide expanse of richly colored and patterned cement tiles it is easy to see how custom cement tiles can really contribute to creating a special atmosphere in a restaurant or bar.

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