A&S Plaza, an urban shopping mall designed by Emery Roth & Sons that creatively uses ornamental metals, was the Grand Award winner in the 1993 architectural awards competition sponsored by The Ornamental Metal Institute of New York (OMINY).
The whimsical application of ornamental metals, including stainless steel and aluminum, helped to convert the dull masonry-faced building designed in 1912 to a fashionable, deftly illuminated center.
To create design excitement, ornamental metal is used in decorative motifs that command attention on the building's facade with a band of metal signage illuminated by a changing pattern of electric and noon lights.
Caesar's World was a fast-track project, Barshop said, and is typical of the casino industry in that "they wanted it up and running and making money as soon as possible." Standard Cabinet Works coordinated the installation of the special materials used, including stone and fiberglass fixtures, marble countertops and ornamental metals