The old lobby was demolished and reshaped to a more traditional approach.
After all the new HVAC, security, lighting and fire systems were installed, the room was closed up.
Looking the other direction, entering the building, the old aluminum railing is about to come out.
The finished entrance, with its new "old" railings and moldings, honned travertine with black marble floors, and creamy walls.
A clearer shot of the huge stairwell connecting the coatrooms and lavatories, downstairs, with the private dining rooms and offices, upstairs.
A detail of the new custom staircase railing. Note the radiator covers made of decorative cast iron parts
After re-sculpting each space, it was detailed in classic "Georgian" moldings and furnishings.
A mahogany and ormalu center hall table rests under a beautifully proportioned custom crystal chandelier with silk shades.
The center hall before its new moldings, custom solid Mahagony doors and custom chandelier.
Refined. Simple. Elegant. Functional - and Finished.