The Magnificent Sterick Building

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Just look at this photo. Nine women in starched white uniforms face the camera. Dimly visible behind them are elaborate lighting fixtures, marble walls, and ornate plaster moldings and other ornamentation. Nurses at an old hospital, perhaps? Waitresses at a fancy hotel?

Nope. Meet the elevator operators of the brand-new Sterick Building ...

Vance Lauderdale's got the scoop on the glory days of the now-vacant Sterick Building.

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