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Old World

The Eastern hemisphere. It is used in the biological sciences to distinguish plants, animals, and infections that live and thrive primarily in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
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/ Affluent Palm Beach, Fla., customers add some formality in their bedrooms with updated old-world classics.
"We especially like working with our fabricator." Miller explains, "Their old-world. Greek craftsmanship makes all the difference.
57th Street, with 20-foot high ceilings, several fireplaces, crown moldings and other elements of old-world charm is ideally suited for her purposes."
"The West Village possesses one of the most beautiful and historical settings in the City, which appeals to tenants who also desire technologically superior offices carved out of old-world interiors," added James P.
"This building possesses the elaborate architectural detail and old-world elegance suitable for prestigious tenants An impressive entrance draws tenants and visitors into a soaring lobby featuring an ornate vaulted ceiling.
Named for one of its most impressive architectural components, the Keystone Building exterior exudes old-world style and character.
In addition, HDI built stone supporting columns to resemble the original sub structure adding visual interest and retaining the old-world charm of the building.
That old-world style hotel has now gone through a multi-million dollar renovation that brought it into the 21st Century, renovated with faxes in every room, and 120 units already have computers.
"515 Park Avenue's blending of old-world elegance and contemporary design, spacious floorplans with private and public wings, and unsurpassed craftsmanship have made it a unique properly," said Arthur and William Lie Zeckendorf of Zeckendorf Realty, L.P.