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See the Waldorf Astoria's SOM-Designed Renovation

Source: Curbed

It’s been nearly a month since the Waldorf Astoria hotel shuttered for a three-year renovation, and we’re now getting some details about what that restoration might entail. The Wall Street Journal recently spoke with architects at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, the firm that is leading the restoration and conversion of the hotel, and SOM has released some of the first rendering for what the restoration will look like...

Architects at SOM have been working over the past year—going through architectural archives and old photos, and collaborating with the interior design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon (the lead interior designer on the project) and Hilton Worldwide Holdings, the hotel’s operator, to restore as many details from the original design as possible.

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