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3/29/17

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Here's What the New Waldorf Will Look Like

Source: The Wall Street Journal

The architectural design team restoring the Waldorf Astoria hotel aims to be painstakingly precise. When it comes to the color of the bricks, there is only one option: Waldorf gray.

For the last year, a team at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP has been diving into architectural archives, researching photos and, in some cases, unearthing pieces stored for decades to plan a restoration of the landmark exteriors as well as the interior public spaces recently designated as historic by New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission.

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