Now de rigueur in the type of hipster bar The New York Times calls "ersatz speakeasy," tin ceilings
have always challenged the meaning of authenticity.
Vintage tin ceilings
and eclectic wood flooring harken back to a pre-war, New York vibe which called out to Afia immediately when viewing the space.
NEW YORK -- When James Ramsey and Jennifer Blumin bought a TriBeCa loft from the 1830s, they were determined to keep all the original details: the old windows, the tin ceilings
, the brick walls.
Work that will be out for bid includes rough & finish carpentry, millwork, cabinetry, doors/frames/hardware, exterior storefront / metal panel / louvers, framing, drywall, insulation, plaster, tile, acoustical ceilings, tin ceilings
, terrazzo / wood / rubber flooring, carpet, painting, specialties, window coverings, among other scopes of work.
The town's gourmet cred was further cemented in 2011, when Bell Street Farm Eatery & Market opened in a 1916 bank building with tin ceilings
and a dog-friendly patio.
That's when those custom dry-brush graphics on faux wood-plank wall coverings, custom fairground murals, hand-painted apple peels, hanging sausage and cheeses, historical tin ceilings
and retro refrigerator-white case cladding become something more.
The space, which previously belonged to former New York Times styles editor Holly Brubach, boasts tin ceilings
, mullioned windows and a roof deck.
A turn-of-the-century tavern room has an incredible 30-foot hardwood bar, tin ceilings
and walls, and rustic dining booths.
Indoors, graffiti gives way to vaulted tin ceilings
, neutral colors, and a homespun collection of wooden tables and chairs and frayed couches, often occupied by sprawled readers or crawling babies.
Step back into the Gilded Age and capture the late 19th century ambiance of real tin ceilings
Savory and sweet" describes both the menu and the scene: pressed tin ceilings
, mahogany paneling, gold leaf paintings, and lots of windows.