Specializing in Chicago Antique Brick since 1968
2222 S. Halsted Street. Chicago, IL 60608 | Phone: 312-733-2600 | Email

RECLAIMED CHICAGO COMMON BRICK Full-size bricks for traditional bricklaying applications

Our reclaimed Chicago common bricks are taken from the demolition of buildings in and around the Chicagoland area. During the reclamation process the majority of the old mortar is removed and the bricks are palleted. The brick we reclaim was manufactured from the late 1890s through the mid 1960s. Chicago common brick is classified into four different color or style choices. There are variations and blends of these styles that we can match to your project’s unique specifications.

DELIVERY & PICK-UP

We ship our products worldwide! Local delivery is available within a 150-mile radius of Chicago, and we ship nationally via LTL, and via freight for international orders.

Minimum order for delivery is $500, with no minimum for pick-up orders.

NEED HELP?

We have many years of experience helping customers — including Architects, Interior Designers and Contractors — design the look they wish to achieve.

Provide us with measurements or architectural drawings, and we’ll help determine the quantity of brick you’ll need. No job is too small for us!

Come to our showroom or brickyard to choose brick in person, or contact us for samples. We have the largest supply of brick product and are competitively priced.

Need to find a distributor near you? Please call us for contact information.

DIMENSIONS & SPECIFICATIONS

8″ L x 2-1/4″ H x 3-3/4″ D

530 bricks per pallet

Walls
Coverage:
7 Bricks per Square Foot

Pavers
Coverage:
4.5 Bricks per Square Foot

Interested in our product? We ship samples at no charge.

COLOR RANGES AND STYLES

FULL-RANGE

Also called “Black and Tans” or “Old Chicago’s” it is the standard Chicago brick that has a mixture of color with the classic Chicago look. The full range brick is the most common brick in our yard, but it has the largest variance in color.

full-range
buff

BUFF

This style was produced from the 1920s to the late 1960s. The range in quality and consistency is vast with the buff brick because of length of time this brick was manufactured. The color range for the buff brick has a yellow base and a variety of pinks and blacks in the blend.

PINK

Pink bricks were produced from the 1940s to the late 1960s and have a high consistency in both color and quality. The color ranges from a light pink color that begins to blend into the buff (yellow), and extends to a deep coral colored red that are a favorite for pool decks and patios in Florida and throughout the Caribbean.

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handmade

HANDMADE

The Chicago Handmade Brick was originally manufactured in the 1880s and 1890s. The Handmades possess a large range of different colors from light yellows to black with some great red tones.