Mid Century Modern Furniture in New York, NY

Mid Century Modern in New York City

It is no surprise that the Mid-Century Modern style can be found in New York City. The city itself is a melting pot of many fashions where new ideas are constantly born. While wandering through the neighborhoods of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island, it will be easy to spot these relics of Mid-Century design. Boasting elegant lines, geometric shapes, and beautiful colors, this style added a chic but purposeful flare to the city.

A great example of Mid-Century Modern design is the New York State Pavilion, a former site of the World Fair. Located in Queens, Philip Johnson constructed this modernistic structure that would resemble a floating ring. Standing close by, the Unisphere reminds onlookers that the world is hugged by technology.  The giant, metal globe is wrapped with larger metal rings which represent international satellite paths.

Harlem - Mid Century Modern Highlights

The trendy neighborhood of Harlem is abundant with Mid-Century Modern design. Revamped in 1966 by Costas Machlouzarides, the Greater Refuge Temple matches its purpose. A colorful façade houses a choir of joyful worshippers. While the outside is vibrant, the inside is white in color with beautiful, curved ceilings. Once a movie house but converted into a church, the Greater Refuge Temple exhibits a bold exterior including large golden cross and geometric shapes filled with color

Eero Saarinen in New York City

One of the most prominent Mid-Century Modern designers was Eero Saarinen. Saarinen was responsible for designing and constructing the beautiful John F. Kennedy Airport- also known as the Trans World Flight Center.  Located in Queens, its notable features include a bird shaped roof supported by large Y shaped columns. Like other designs of the time, a large amount of glass was utilized to create giant walls of windows. Although it is not used as an airport today, it is considered a historical landmark.

There are countless examples of Mid-Century Modern Art in New York City. The George Washington Bus Station, the New York Hall of Science, and Marcel Breuer’s Bronx Community College are just a few more. In a city that is constantly moving and changing, these designs still inspire people with their timeless, futuristic qualities.

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Danish Mid Century Modern Teak Shepherd Figurine / Sculpture
Danish Mid Century Modern Teak Shepherd Figurine / Sculpture-ABT Modern
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Danish Henning Nørgaard for Komfort Teak and Glass Side Table
Danish Henning Nørgaard for Komfort Teak and Glass Side Table-ABT Modern
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ABT Modern to provide upholstery services to AM00261 w/ client supplied fabric (6 yards) or leather (108 sq. ft.)
ABT Modern to provide upholstery services to AM00261 w/ client supplied fabric (6 yards) or leather (108 sq. ft.)-ABT Modern
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Mid Century Modern Keyhole Dining Table Designed by Hans J. Wegner for Getama, Denmark, 1960s
Mid Century Modern Keyhole Dining Table Designed by Hans J. Wegner for Getama, Denmark, 1960s-ABT Modern
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Brutalist Torch Cut Metal Bull Sculpture Mid Century Modern
Brutalist Torch Cut Metal Bull Sculpture Mid Century Modern-ABT Modern
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Dyrlund Flip-Flap Lotus Dining Table in Rosewood, Denmark, 1960s
Dyrlund Flip-Flap Lotus Dining Table in Rosewood, Denmark, 1960s-ABT Modern
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Gorgeous Mid Century Modern Free Standing Wall Unit / Room Divider in Walnut
Gorgeous Mid Century Modern Free Standing Wall Unit / Room Divider in Walnut-ABT Modern
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Set of Two (2) Bar Stools by Westnofa in Rosewood
Set of Two (2) Bar Stools by Westnofa in Rosewood-ABT Modern
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Lane First Edition Tall Dresser in Walnut
Lane First Edition Tall Dresser in Walnut-ABT Modern
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Lounge Chair in Leather and Rosewood by Percival Lafer
Lounge Chair in Leather and Rosewood by Percival Lafer-ABT Modern
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