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6 of NYC’s most magnificent landmarked interiors

Check out the historic rooms after the jump

March 08, 2015 12:00PM

Landmark interiors in NYC

Landmark interiors in NYC

A new exhibit at The New York School of Interior Design’s spring show, “Rescued, Restored, Reimagined: New York’s Landmark Interiors,” hopes to prove that New York City architecture isn’t all about the skyline. The show compiles more than 80 archival and newly-commissioned photos of the city’s landmarked interiors. Check out six of those landmarks via Curbed after the jump.

1. Dime Savings Bank

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Designed by bank specialists Mowbray & Uffinger and built in 1908, this was one of busiest banks in the early 20th century.

2. Della Robbia Bar

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Built in 1913, this underground bar was part of the Della Robbia Grill restaurant at the Vanderbilt Hotel.

3. Williamsburg Savings Bank (One Hanson Place)

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This 37-story building was once the tallest building in Brooklyn.

4. Cunard Building

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This 65-foot-high domed space was once the ticketing area for the Cunard Steamship Company.

5. Film Center Building

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The Ely Jacques Kahn’s Film Center Building preserves one of the best Art Deco interiors in the city.

6. Surrogate’s Court

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These designs by architect John Thomas were originally intended for a proposed new City Hall. Ultimately, the plans were used for the Hall of Records. [Curbed]Christopher Cameron

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