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 NEWSLETTERS - April 13, 2008
 

 

 
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Our last newsletter introduced the unveiling of our most recent extraction and acquisition - the 300 foot original stained glass window designed and put together by artist, Robert Sowers, in 1960 at the JFK International Airport, American Airlines Terminal 8.  After relentlessly trying many avenues for a new home for the entire massive window, American Airlines contracted Olde Good Things to safely dismantle the window and it be made available for public resale, rather than succumb to demolition.  The window is now completely removed and is available for purchase.
 


Here you can see the progression of the architecturologists carefully removing the glass...
 


    Here you see the beginning of the extraction...                  and the ending....
 

Vibrant red, fading oranges as well as a light fading and cobalt blue glass... with light behind it this glass is extraordinary...
 

 

 

Here is a glass wall created from these fabulous panels.  This glass can now be purchased in various ways.. as seen here as a glass wall, small glass souvenir panels measuring 6.5 in. W x 8 in. - 8 in. x 8 in., 10 in. x 10 in. or 12 in. x 12 in., or as panels in frame as removed from the original window.  Call or email for details...

   
       
       


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What’s Happening at Olde Good Things 
 
See us every weekend at the the new Brooklyn Flea Market... Opened just last weekend April 6th - the new Brooklyn Flea Market is put on by the Brownstoner's Project - located at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, on Lafayette Ave. between Clermont and Vanderbilt Ave..  Great new antique market - no tube socks!  Come see us there... Read more about it at this link.... http://www.brownstoner.com/brooklynflea/about/

See us this weekend at the famous Chicago Antique and Garden Fair put on by Stella Promotions, at the beautiful Botanical Gardens in Glencoe, Il just outside Chicago - dates April 17-20.  Hope to see you there!

Stay tuned to discover the latest Olde Good Things line... distressed mirrored glass made from olde windows with a special process... read about this on our next newsletter.

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Olde Good Things, New York City


124 W. 24th Street
New York, New York 10011
9 am to 7 pm - 7 days

The following set of pictures were taken by the sharp eye of Scott Gordon Bleicher -
Thanks Scott for the great photography of our terrific store!

 

   

Our flagship store is located right in the Chelsea section of Manhattan with a vast inventory of countless antique treasures and artifacts.  Customers are always overwhelmed and love our store... Come see us...  Our inventory is always changing -  designers, architects, set designers as well as retail customers welcome.
 
 
   

 

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Related Links
 
Browse OGT new arrivals
Browse OGT door inventory
OGT show calendar
A New York Times article about the JFK window removal

 

About Us
  
Olde Good Things is your one-stop source for authentic architectural antiques. Visit us online, in our 4-floor New York City showroom, or at our 135,000 sq. ft. Scranton, Pennsylvania warehouse! 12,000 sq. ft. showroom in Los Angeles, California. You’ll find… 

Over 2,000 interior and exterior doors IN STOCK!
Original antique hardware and fixtures
Furniture and lighting
Vast array of iron balconies and gates
Marble and wooden fireplace mantels
Garden ornaments and fountains
Tin panels and tin & copper mirrors
Terra cotta and ornamental ceramics
Rare handpicked finds!

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See our previous newsletters for more interesting information...

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