An overview of Manhattan’s leading and world-renowned cultural institutions, retailers, banks, hotels and Fortune 500 firms shows the prevalence of the craftsmanship of the Mount Vernon-based company. The fine hand of Petrillo Stone is in: The original travertine of Lincoln Center’s sprawling plaza. The replacement marble for Tiffany & Company. The limestone façade and interior marble of the flagship Gucci store on 56th Street and Fifth Avenue. The limestone replacing the original façade of St. John the Divine, one of the world’s largest cathedrals. The painstakingly restored – block by block — Verizon building. The newly renovated Benjamin Hotel. The list goes on: The NY State Legislature, MetLife headquarters, Millennium Tower Residence, the Time Warner building, One Bryant Park/Bank of America Building, Fordham University, Columbia University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, the Jewish Museum, UN general assembly, GM Trump building, JP Morgan, Mutual of New York, Immaculate Conception Shrine in Washington, DC, and Rockefeller Center.
In 2004, Petrillo Stone Corporation won the Marble Institute of America’s Pinnacle Award of Merit for the stellar project the company headed: the restoration of the Barclay-Vesey building severely damaged in the 9/11 attacks. The award read: “For outstanding creativity, ingenuity and craftsmanship that exemplify professional mastery in the use of natural stone.”