Own a breathtaking piece of American History with one or several empire art deco hand painted leaded stained glass sections removed from Manhattan’s infamous Central Park gem the Essex House Hotel, one of New York’s most beloved land marks. The stain glass section Installed in 1929 for the 1931 grand opening were painstakingly removed for art preservation some 60 years later and stored by a collector. See additional auctions for other sizes from this collection. The entire collection is 52 pieces with some stunning sections that have not yet been posted. We will consider reasonable large lot offers, 6 or more panels. With 22 pieces of 33″x13″ transom sections available you can add a breathtaking and historic note to your collection, home or office. An amazing gift for fans of the city that never sleeps, art deco collectors and those familiar with the grand Essex House. Windows in exceptional condition for age, please remember that these windows are architectural, historical sections and that there condition will be commensurate with age and class. A brief history of the Essex House. Construction began on October 30, 1929, one day after the historic 19 29. Crash of Wall street. The hotel was first intended to be named the Park Tower and then the Sevilla Tower. However the depression slowed construction and the hotel did not open until October 1, 1931, as the Essex House. In 1932, the hotel was taken from its bankrupt owners by the US Government’s RFC That same year, the hotel erected its iconic six-story sign on the roof. The hotel was renamed JW Marriott Essex House New York on September 8, 2012, after the sale closed. The hotel was formerly the home of a many-starred restaurant, Alain Ducasse at Essex House. Essex House has and remains a treasure on the Manhattan landscape, home to stars and those who love the glamour and wonder of this early 20th century classic. Own a piece of history. The item “Stunning Manhattan Historic 1929 Antique Empire Deco Floral Stained Glass Window” is in sale since Wednesday, November 22, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Stained Glass Windows\1900-1940″. The seller is “waskiesue” and is located in Waddell, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.