New York Deco Journal
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Described in an original brochure as the “mise en scene for the romantic drama of American business,” the Chanin Building, a midtown Manhattan landmark, was built by developer Irwin S. Chanin in the late 1920s. The building’s magnificent lobby, the result of a collaboration between designer René Chambellan and architect Jacques L. Delamarre, draws in architecture aficionados. Ornately adorned with bronze grilles representing some of the finest Art Deco in the city, the lobby was modernly styled around a “City of Opportunity” concept. One such ventilator grille, with loops, spirals and geometric lines used by the designers to symbolize human thought and emotion, is reproduced for this notebook.
The Chanin Building’s exuberant craftsmanship led it to be designated as an official city landmark in 1978, and it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. It remains emblematic of the uniquely New York City take on the Art Deco style.
Product: Lined page journal
Pages: Mini 176 / Midi 144 / Ultra 144
Material: 100% recycled binder boards / Decorative printed cover paper / FSC-certified writing paper derived from sustainable forest pulp
Dim: Mini 3.75" x 5.5" / Midi 5" x 7" / Ultra 7" x 9"