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Inside 1stdibs' New Office; Submit Your Photos of 1WTC to SOM

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ASTOR PLACE—Fine goods online marketplace 1stdibs has taken up residence in downtown's Fumihiko Maki-designed Death Star at 51 Astor Place, and of course the purveyors of really expensive antique and designer goods had to make their showroom reflect their work. The 42,000-square-foot office space is decorated with things like midcentury tables designed by TWA Flight Center architect Eero Saarinen, bookcases by George Nelson, and photographs by Lillian Bassman. [CurbedWire inbox; previously]

FINANCIAL DISTRICT—To celebrate the opening of One World Trade Center, building architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill are hosting a contest in which amateur and professional photographers are welcome to submit their photographs of the tower through Instagram or email. At stake, a one-off scale model of the tower handcrafted by the firm's model shop as well as a limited edition print of 1 WTC by photographer James Ewing. The contest began on November 3 and will remain open until December 3. Jurors will be comprised of SOM architects and James Ewing. The winner will be announced on December 10. [CurbedWire inbox; official]

51 Astor Place

51 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003

One World Trade Center Freedom Tower

72 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10006