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 NEWSLETTERS- October, 2006

 What's New
Latest Excavations
New Arrivals
Customer Showcase


 Latest Excavations

Marble Mantels from Greenwich, CT
These elegant carved marble mantels were removed from a prestigious home in Connecticut and can now be seen at our Chelsea, Manhattan location


Miami Florida Resort

This resort from the 1940's was recently razed to make room for new construction. 
The architecturologists were able to retrieve ighting, nautical statuary and iron railing prior to demolition.

County Office Building - Metal Cabinetry

This county government office in Pennsylvania was lined with floor to ceiling metal cabinetry and furniture.  Egg and dart detail with brass fittings and marble baseboard.


NE Pennsylvania Factory - Interior Demo

This NE Pennsylvania Lace Factory is undergoing an interior demolition to make way for new condominiums,
a school and of course, Starbucks... 
We retrieved industrial lighting, crackle finish bathroom fixtures and industrial furniture.





Department Store - Tin Ceiling

This old department store in Easton, PA had original tin ceiling throughout. 
One of our main product lines is decorative American ceiling tin framed mirrors and panels. 

Below is a mirror designed from antique ceiling tin from this building.





Here are just a few of the new arrivals featured on our web store...
Follow the store link and click on new arrivals...
many architectural antiques and interesting artifacts to choose from
for your next decorating project!





Customer Showcase


This customer purchased this dolphin and shell motif terracotta frieze which originally lined the top of the Ellis Auditorium in Memphis Tennessee.  He also purchased the edging stone as well as the balconies from Olde Good Things and designed this unique pool-front courtyard. 

This project is a good example of how recycling antique architectural elements is becoming more prevalent
in new building construction.





This customer designed a period kitchen and used many original details.  They were able to utilize the etched-glass windows from this old set of Victorian arch-top doors.  They re-glazed and cut them down and reworked the original frame of the doors.  Then they fashioned them to work as "shutter" type interior windows which open to exterior clear windows.

This is a good example of how old architectural details can be used in an original setting.


If you are a customer and would like your Olde Good Things design idea featured in our "Customer Showcase" section in future newsletters, send us an email and some pictures and we'll feature your pictures and ideas.


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