Custom Cobblestone Driveway Project Ideas
Imagine having stone pavers from historic European and American cities beautifying your own property. Nothing else achieves that Old World look like the genuine article! And you'll love how practically indestructible, un-fadeable and easy-care they are. These photos show how some homeowners, architects and builders have used them to stunning effect.
Antique Bluestone Cobble – Los Angeles, CA
The rustic textures of Antique Bluestone Cobblestone are contrasted with smooth concrete to create a unique entrance and motor court, showing that ancient and modern can look beautiful together. These rare cobblestones were harvested from Pennsylvania streets dating back to the 1700s. Soft shades of blue and grey are eminently versatile.
Antique Bluestone Cobble – Pittsburgh, PA
Local history was preserved for the future at this historic home in Pittsburgh. The cobblestones were collected from the same city for the ultimate hometown connection. After centuries of foot, horse and wheeled traffic, their top surfaces are worn smooth for comfortable use by 21st century generations.
Antique European Blend Cobblestone – Atherton, CA
To create the look of an Old World street with minimal upkeep, this homeowner chose Antique European Blend Cobblestones for their driveway. Made of the hardest building stone on earth, they require no more than a quick sweep or hose-down to look their best. An exceptional color range from purple to grey is available.
Antique European Blend Cobblestone – Montecito, CA
You'd think you're standing in a quaint European village; and in fact, the driveway's cobblestones were imported from the Old World. For this property, soothing shades of grey coordinate with the stone walls. Antique European Blend Cobblestones are made from granite, so they can easily handle vehicular traffic or extreme weather.
Antique European Blend Granite Cobblestone – Barrington, IL
Echoing the Shaker style roof shingles, these variegated pavers add to the warm, inviting curb appeal of this home on Chicago's prestigious North Shore. Collected from Old World streets, European Blend Cobblestones offer the incomparable long wear and easy care of granite. Color blends include greys, purples and beiges.
Antique European Blend Granite Cobblestone – Denver, CO
Denver's snowy, icy winters are no match for these extremely durable granite pavers. We import them from Europe, where they have already seen many decades — if not centuries — of service without being fazed. Part of their charm is the captivating variegations in shades of grey and purple.
Antique European Blend Granite Cobblestone – Tulsa, OK
How do you add design interest to an expansive parking court? With the beautiful, mottled hues and weathered textures of these vintage cobblestone pavers. The builder chose similarly variegated roof shingles, producing a pleasing harmony for this charming cottage. Imported from Europe, the granite cobblestones are practically indestructible.
Antique Lake Street Granite Cobblestone – Winnetka, IL
This spacious courtyard offered a perfect opportunity to create a Renaissance-style sunburst design with directionally placed pavers. Beautiful yet subtle, this exterior installation showcases the capabilities of these cobblestones in both traditional and modern settings. This collection features a unique grey granite with black flecks.
Antique Pink Cobblestone – Minnesota
One-of-a-kind pink quartzite combines warmer brick-like tones with the outstanding durability of stone. The only evidence of these cobblestones' 150+ years of service in a historic street is slightly polished upper surfaces from contact abrasion. It was a smart choice for a northern climate, as well as any designer who wants an individual look.
Antique Salt and Pepper Granite Cobblestone – Los Angeles, CA
Cool grey and chalk tones with black flecks make a striking, yet neutral counterpoint to almost any style of architecture and landscaping. The cobblestones' random lengths and varied shades make every installation unique. Granite is the hardest building stone on earth, perfect for driveways and other traffic- and weather-exposed sites.
Antique Salt and Pepper Granite Cobblestone – Miami, FL
Taking their name from the black flecks which spice up the cobblestones' soft grey and chalk shades, these cobblestones imbue the driveway with Old World atmosphere. Irregular wear patterns and lengths proclaim them genuine vintage materials saved from historic streets. They're prized for their durability and easy care.
Antique St Louis Granite Cobblestone – Los Angeles, CA
We rescued these genuine vintage cobbles from historic St. Louis streets so that future generations could continue to enjoy their beauty and utility. Their jumbo size and very worn, rounded tops can't be imitated with modern materials. This rare collection features multi-hued tones of reddish brown through grey.
Antique St Louis Granite Cobblestone – Pebble Beach, CA
Enjoy the craftsmanship displayed in this gently winding, uphill driveway, including the accents of diagonally laid pavers. Reclaimed from the streets of St. Louis, MO, these cobblestones' extra-large size and worn, rounded tops are truly distinctive. Their soft shades of grey and beige complement the natural landscaping.
Old English Cobblestone – Fingerlakes NY
Perfectly complementing the home's rustic barn wood exterior are cobblestones with an Old World aura and a local provenance. They were cut from Medina sandstone, which was quarried in the New York State/Ohio area and popular for its exceptional durability. Muted browns, tans and plums echo the colors of the forest landscape.
Old English Cobblestone – Maryland
Here we see how versatile Old English Cobblestones can be, as they look just as charming next to an elegant antebellum-style Greek Revival portico as they do with a rustic barn conversion. Made of durable Medina sandstone, they were quarried in Ohio and used extensively throughout the Eastern states in the 19th century.
Old Charlottesville Cobblestone – Charlottesville, VA
The warm tan and golden colors of these reclaimed sandstone cobblestones make a welcoming contrast to the surrounding landscape and residential buildings. Their weathered texture can't be replicated in a modern product. This homeowner chose the US- style rectangular shapes; they're also available in European-style squares.
Old Charlottesville Cobblestone – Gilroy, CA
For this Mediterranean-style villa with sienna walls and clay tile roof, Old Charlottesville gold sandstone cobbles provide a perfect color harmony. The European-style square shapes of these reclaimed pavers add to the exterior's Old World ambience. They are also available in standard US-style rectangular shapes.
Historical Street Pavers
Made to withstand centuries of heavy traffic, these vintage street pavers for sale are reclaimed from quaint old streets throughout the Midwest. Choose from America’s largest selection to create your one-of-a-kind driveway, patio or walkway. After more than 100 years, these reclaimed street pavers are still in superb condition, with durability and charm unmatched today. And they will not fade as modern concrete pavers do. We will be delighted to help you find the perfect size, color and texture antique recycled brick pavers for your project, and ship nationwide direct to your job site. While you’re looking for antique brick pavers for sale, you can find inspiration for your next project in our gallery of street paver bricks. Be sure to also check out our sidewalk pavers.
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“We have used pavers from Historical Bricks on several projects. The antique brick pavers and cobblestones contribute to the sense the pavers has been in place forever. Clients love this aspect of our work.”
Phil Liederbach, Liederbach & Graham Architects
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“It was such serendipity that I found you all. I desperately wanted to use antique cobblestones on our driveway and you were so great to find the perfect stone that fit our budget. Thank you!”
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To save the past by reclaiming highest quality brick and stone from America’s historic towns and cities. To beautify the present by making these authentic antiques available to build or restore unique and distinctive residential and commercial properties. To protect the future by upholding the “green” principles of reclaim and reuse.
John C. Gavin, Founder
Started Historical Bricks after spending 25 years as a senior member of Leonhardt Sullivan and Associates, a management engineering consulting firm with experience in the US, Canada, South America and Europe.
Mike Gavin, Partner
Joined the family business after graduating from Butler University with a degree in Marketing and receiving a JD from the University of Iowa College of Law. Mike and his wife Annie have a son, Danny, and two daughters, Elsie and Betsy.