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Waldorf Astoria Restoration Plans Unveiled for Landmarked Interior, Exterior

Source: AM New York

Waldorf Astoria owners revealed renderings of their renovation plans for the landmark hotel on Wednesday, a beautification process that they said would preserve its historic past while instilling a modern spirit.

Owners submitted their proposals to the city’s Landmark Preservation Commission for the makeover, which would cover the lobby and ballrooms and other ground floor space. Those sections of the hotel were landmarked earlier this month...

Architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon will spearhead the work across the hotel.

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