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Deco in Danger!!! The Waldorf Astoria Needs Your Help! Encourage Landmarks Preservation Commission to Save its Interiors!

July 19, 2016
Development is threatening the interiors of the Waldorf Astoria, one of New York City's most iconic Art Deco buildings. This deco gem's interiors will be destroyed if the Landmarks Preservation Commission does not save it.

 


 

 

THE WALDORF STILL NEEDS YOUR HELP!

We're writing to enlist all of you to support us in protecting the interior spaces of one of New York's most celebrated and important Art Deco buildings, the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

 

Last week, along with two preservationists from the Historic Districts Council, we explored many of the original stunning interior Art Deco spaces in the legendary Waldorf.  

 

Sitting in the lobby, mystified and frustrated, we were alarmed that this iconic space is about to be decimated if we don't unite immediately to encourage the Landmarks Preservation Commission to save it.

 

As we toured the beautiful rooms and hallways, the need to rally to preserve the Waldorf's interiors became incontestable. We wanted to share some of the spaces and architectural elements that will be lost forever if we don't make our voices heard today. 


Your voice counts! All you have to do to help protect this important Art Deco building is:

  • Click the "ACT NOW!" button below
  • Select "Misc. Comments" for Message Type
  • Select "Landmarking Process" for Message Topic
  • Fill in your contact information if you so choose
  • Write your own or paste this statement into the Message text  box:

I implore the LPC to act quickly in calendaring and designating the public interior spaces of the Waldorf-Astoria before these iconic spaces are demolished.