From the mid-2000s until now, it seems that developers and architects in metropolitan cities have been creating rather alienating towering glass buildings, so it is always endearing to witness renovation initiatives of historic decorative facades. New York's Fashion Tower hired local design firm GRT Architects to rework the building's lobby interior and in the process, requested that the beautifully carved decorative facade be touched up.
The Fashion Tower is located within the city's Garment District and it is a 23-storey building by architect Emery Roth that subtly boasts a fusion between the Renaissance and Art Deco movements. GRT Architects used original drawings of the design, borrowed from Columbia University, to guide it in the restoration process of the decorative facade.
Photo Credits: GRT Architects
Restored Decorative Facades
More Stats +/-
Modern Vintage Restaurant Decor
Modern Schoolhouse Apartments
Tropical Modern Homes
Glass-Encapsulated Modern Offices
Portable Art Classroom Buses
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.