Chanin used his own architectural department head, Jacques I. Delamarre and Rene Chambellan, an architectural sculptor, to decorate the interiors. Fantastic Art Deco grills, elevator doors, mailboxes and sculptures greeted the visitor. Two bronze-painted plaster reliefs by Chambellan represent Achievement and Success. The means to gain these are represented in six matching reliefs: three are physical, Effort, Activity and Endurance; and three are mental, Enlightenment, Vision, and Courage.
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AVRA MADISON Step into this sprawling dining room and you might wonder how you suddenly ended up in a Greek villa, surrounded by limestone walls and lemon trees. Like its Midtown predecessor, the spot turns out Mediterranean fare like charcoal-grilled octopus and crispy zucchini chips.