A New York City Icon is Threatened

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An Urgent Preservation Matter brought to our attention by the Art Deco Society of New York.  
Urgent Preservation Matter!!! Need your help — If you have ever visited the incredible interiors of the Waldorf Hotel in New York City, you know how stunning and irreplaceable the Art Deco lobby, elevators, public spaces and ballrooms truly are. PLEASE read this appeal and urge the NY Landmarks Commission to urgently designate the interiors as a landmark. The Waldorf is a national treasure! The new Waldorf owner, China’s Anbang Insurance Group, plans to close the landmark building in the spring and convert as many as three quarters of its rooms into private apartments. Please share quickly! Direct link to the Conservancy website here.
Read more in this Wall Street Journal article.
We bring you this item with the  compliments of the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles.

 

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