Tour an Art Deco Masterpiece

The New York TimesMarch 06, 2017

Often overshadowed by the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings, One Wall Street is one of Manhattan's lesser known Art Deco masterpieces. The landmark building's lobby, known as the Red Room, is currently being restored.


A worker strips a window ornament in preparation for painting. Here, the window ornament is being painted to match the original metal sheen.


Heading up to the building's observation room. The ceiling of the two-story observation room is covered with shells from the Philippines.


Situated near the southern tip of Manhattan, the rooftop offers a stunning view of the city.