home to hollywood’s elite, host to countless world leaders, and the site of famed cultural events and galas, the waldorf astoria has been a beacon of timeless new york glamour for nearly a century. to celebrate its 90th year of operations, the art deco landmark — originally completed by architecture firm schultze and weaver in 1931 — now offers potential buyers the first ever opportunity to own a residence within the towers of the waldorf astoria.

with architecture firm skidmore, owings & merrill (SOM) currently carrying out a major renovation of the building, we step inside the historic structure’s famous bronze entryways and take a closer look at the plans to bring it into a new age.

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