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Test a new color on the wall from the skirting to the cornice — all painted out.
Complete with a grand entrance arch and copper cornice, the 676,000-square-foot store is a temple of urban commerce — and was named a New York City landmark a decade ago.
The apartment had high ceilings, Nero marble mantels, egg-and-dart cornices.
Its facade has limestone carvings, a copper cornice, and Doric columns.
The Indiana limestone exterior and carved cornices give the building a stately appearance that could be easily mistaken for the grandest of government buildings.
Halfway down the building, that decoration even turns a somersault as a band of ornate terra cotta goes from sitting flat on the facade above the narrow embrasures to becoming a protruding cornice over the wider ones.
The cornice of a hotel collapsed in the southern tourist city of Oaxaca, a witness said.
The cornice of a hotel came down in the southern tourist city of Oaxaca, a witness said.
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