This is the first book survey the glories of . New . Yorks interior landmarks with carefully researched text and splendid new color photography. . Located throughout the five boroughs of the city, the landmarked interiors include banks, theaters, office building lobbies, restaurants, libraries, civic and educational facilities, and more. . Some are widely known and celebrated--. Radio . City . Music . Hall, the . Great . Hall at the . Metropolitan . Museum of . Art, and . Grand . Central . Station-- while others, like . Loews . Paradise . Theater and the . City . Hall subway station, are virtually unknown. . Forty-six of the 117 landmarked interiors are presented, with a description of the original construction and architectural style and commentary on exceptional design, materials, and architectural details that warrant preservation. . Recent restoration efforts and current use of the buildings are also included, making the book a valuable resource and reference work. . A catalogue of all 117 interior landmarks, with names of their architects and locations, is also included.