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Art Deco Splendor on Exchange

We love the art in the architecture of New York, and were stopped dead in our tracks when passing 20 Exchange Street. The doors at the former City Bank Farmers […]

Noguchi’s NEWS

The massive steel sculpture that rises above the entrance to 50 Rock is by none other than sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Weighing in at a whopping 9 tonnes, the piece was […]

The Forgotten Mistress of Art Deco

Hildreth Meière was a high society muralist and mosaicist partially responsible for bringing the glorious Art Deco style to New York City, defining the elegance of the era. You probably miss […]

Le Train Bleu- a vintage train atop Bloomingdale’s

I’ve always admired the Art Deco-era signage on Bloomingdale’s from the 1930s, but I had no idea an architectural gem I would become obsessed with was nestled on its roof. In […]

Chelsea Market

The Chelsea Market was once the site of the biscuit monopoly of the United States. Formerly a giant Nabisco Factory, everything from Oreos to Saltines were baked here and at […]

Cremaster Inspiration

Automobile-inspired, Art Deco decadence, the Chrysler building is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world and was designed by William Van Alen. Built in 1930, it was the […]

Kitajico’s Lush Designs Evoke Early 20th Century Gone Sartorial

  I am instagram-infatuated with illustrator kitajico, a Japan-based artist whose intricate creations combine precisely curved lines and delicate colors. Ranging from geometrical abstraction to detailed portraits, her work blows me […]

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