The Nebraska State Capitol Building (1932) The Nebraska State Capitol took over a decade to complete. In fact, it was one of the Guastavinos’ largest projects ever: They manufactured more tile for the Capitol than for any of their other works. Hildreth Meière created the decorative tile designs, which were then laid by Rafael Guastavino Jr. Photo: Michael Freeman/Alamy

The Nebraska State Capitol Building (1932) The Nebraska State Capitol took over a decade to complete. In fact, it was one of the Guastavinos’ largest projects ever: They manufactured more tile for the Capitol than for any of their other works. Hildreth Meière created the decorative tile designs, which were then laid by Rafael Guastavino Jr. Photo: Michael Freeman/Alamy

El hombre que cambió la fórmula constructiva de Nueva York y liberó el desarrollo de la gran urbe de los incendios se llamaba Rafael Guastavino y nació en Valencia.

El hombre que cambió la fórmula constructiva de Nueva York y liberó el desarrollo de la gran urbe de los incendios se llamaba Rafael Guastavino y nació en Valencia.

This undated photo provided by the Museum of the City of New York shows the gothic vaults created by the Guastavino company for nave of the Riverside Church ...

This undated photo provided by the Museum of the City of New York shows the gothic vaults created by the Guastavino company for nave of the Riverside Church ...

The Tile House, Bay Shore, NY.  The ground floor has herringbone tile ceilings, which support the second floor (Guastavino’s tile system is not just decorative, but weight-bearing).

The Tile House, Bay Shore, NY. The ground floor has herringbone tile ceilings, which support the second floor (Guastavino’s tile system is not just decorative, but weight-bearing).

Construction began on the beautiful City Hall Subway Station in NYC, during America's Gilded Age - March 24th, c.1900. The vaulted arched tiles photographed here were designed by, Spanish architect and builder: Rafael Guastavino, (1842-1908) ~ {cwlyons} - (Image: LESNYC)

Construction began on the beautiful City Hall Subway Station in NYC, during America's Gilded Age - March 24th, c.1900. The vaulted arched tiles photographed here were designed by, Spanish architect and builder: Rafael Guastavino, (1842-1908) ~ {cwlyons} - (Image: LESNYC)

The Soaring and Nearly Forgotten Arches of New York City: The Della Robbia Room Bar in the Vanderbilt Hotel

The Soaring and Nearly Forgotten Arches of New York City: The Della Robbia Room Bar in the Vanderbilt Hotel

Guastavino y la "City Hall station"[NY].

Guastavino y la "City Hall station"[NY].

Guastavino Tile Arches in City Hall Subway and Ellis Island Photos | Architectural Digest

Guastavino Tile Arches in City Hall Subway and Ellis Island Photos | Architectural Digest

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