The stone on the White House.
The famous historian William Seale states, that Croatian Limestone was used to build the beautiful everlasting facade of our beloved White House in Washington D.C. and then again used in the 1902 renovations of the facade. Though this fact is understandably somewhat undisclosed, it makes perfect sense, as our croatian Limestone is extremly durable and long lasting. It's beautiful white shine never wears, even after 1000 years! Don't believe it? Keep reading!
White for over 1700 years
Diocletian's Palace is an ancient palace built for the Roman Emperor Diocletian at around 305 AD. The palace forms about half the old town of Split. The Croatian Limestone crafted for this majestic structure, excavated from a quarry close to our very own, is still shining in beautiful white and extremely solid, even after over 1700 years!
Beautiful Limestone on the Louvre in Paris
The Louvre, or the Louvre Museum (French: Musée du Louvre), is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city's 1st arrondissement (district or ward). Approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square meters (782,910 square feet). In 2019, the Louvre received 9.6 million visitors (see Wikipedia). It is not only home to the world-famous "Mona Lisa", but also home to our Croatian Limestone, which clads many pathways inside and out.
New Limestone on the Austrian Parliament in Vienna, Austria
The Austrian Parliament Building in Vienna is where the two houses of the Austrian Parliament conduct their sessions. The building is located on the Ringstraße boulevard in the first district Innere Stadt, near Hofburg Palace and the Palace of Justice. The foundation stone was laid in 1874; the building was completed in 1883. The architect responsible for its Greek Revival style was Theophil Hansen. Hansen was honored by Emperor Franz Joseph with the title of Freiherr (Baron) after its completion. Following heavy damage and destruction in World War II, most of the interior has been restored to its original splendor. (See Wikipedia) Our Croatian Limestone is currently being placed in several areas of the exterior and interior to complete its restoration and fully restore it to its original Beauty.
Jinping, Putin and Merkel enjoy a stroll on our Limestone
The 2016 G20 Hangzhou summit was the eleventh meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20). It was held on 4–5 September 2016 in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang. It was the first ever G20 summit to be hosted in China and the second in an Asian country after the 2010 G20 Seoul summit was hosted in South Korea. (See Wikipedia). In this Video, you see President Xi Jinping (PRC), President Vladimir Putin (Russia) and President Angela Merkel (Germany) enjoying a stroll on our beautiful polished Limestone tiles!