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 NEWSLETTERS - December 4, 2005

 What's New
Holiday Gift Ideas
Mantel Season
Latest Excavations

Holiday Gift Ideas

'Tis the season to buy architectural!  Do something different for the holidays and give an antique or personalized gift from the architecturologists at Olde Good Things.

Here's some neat gift ideas.. and we have lots more..

Dealers always welcome to stock up for the holidays!

Hand-made ceiling tin mirrors and panels are our specialty.  
Also, copper window frame mirrors made from windows
retrieved from NYC buildings such as the Flat Iron Building...

All kinds of unique gift ideas.  Come to one of our five locations or order online...



 Mantel Season

We currently have more than 300 marble mantels in stock - over 100 purchased from the Plaza Hotel renovation, but many more as well.  There's nothing your family will enjoy more than to sit around a warm fireplace in the cold month's to come. 

Here's just a sample of our stock. 




Pictured above, these mantels were recently salvaged from the famous Plaza Hotel in NYC.   
Below are pictured more marble mantels retrieved from various other excavations...



Also in our inventory is a variety of wooden mantels.. Federal, Victorian, ornate and simple...

 Latest Excavations

Christopher Columbus School - Union City, NJ


From the exterior of this school, the architecturologists retrieved a long run of 4' fencing, as well as two sets of gates, driveway and garden, as well as two iron crosses.  The limestone entryway was also salvaged.  From the interior, this oak stair railing as well as the rustic newel posts were retrieved, along with windows, hardware, wainscoting and crackled subway tile.



Upper Manhattan Excavation

Limestone balistrades and A.E. Hull Pottery Company American tile was salvaged from this site in upper Manhattan. 

First Avenue, Manhattan Apartment

This entire burled maple room with built in cabinets and fretwork was retrieved from a 1st Avenue apartment in Manhattan.


Much more to come... check back often...


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