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Old 09-30-2016, 07:43 PM
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In 1959, Steuben opened a new showroom on Fifth Ave. in NYC. Its front window was a huge concave quarter-round which made it look like there was no window at all. It must have cost a fortune, as I've only seen a similar, and much smaller, window one other time.

I can't believe I haven't found a picture of it online. In fact, the only picture I found was this one, which was taken late in Steuben's life, as they evidently replaced the (broken? failed?) glass with a flat pane some time after 1975, and the anti-skateboard/anti-homeless bars on the front bench help date it.
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