The Significant Interiors Survey (1984-1985) was conducted by The Junior League of the City of New York, Inc. in an effort to document interior spaces of significant buildings in New York City. The collection contains the surveys conducted by The Junior League as well as colored slides of the 14 buildings. The buildings represented include American Telephone & Telegraph Company Building, Carnegie Hill School, Charles Scribner Residence, The Cloisters, Hotel Plaza. The Jewish Museum, Manhattan Country School, Moran's Chelsea, New York Public Library's Main Branch Building, Saks Fifth Avenue, Salmagundi Club, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Sunar Hauserman Showroom, and the Trump Tower. The collection also contains a copy of "Preserving a Fragile Art: A Manual for Surveying Significant Interiors," published by the American Society of Interior Designers and the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission.
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