The two-week auction at the Silver City Galleria mall in Taunton will offer high end furniture from the historic and glamorous hotel for a fraction of its normal price.
TAUNTON — Right now, the Silver City Galleria is a bizarre and beautiful sight to behold.
Hosting the approximately 15,000 pieces of furniture and other items from New York City’s famously ritzy Waldorf Astoria hotel while they are up for auction, the mall is a strange tribute to 20th century America.
Where once was a Champs Sports, elegant furniture from a suite where 16 American presidents stayed fills the space. Where once was a Radio Shack, there sits the custom-ordered furniture used by Gen. Douglas MacArthur for decades.
In a whirlwind of assorted furniture from different cultures and eras, the luxury and glamour of the mid-1900s meets the now-dying mall culture of the 1990s, covering the entire first floor of the