The UN's great corridor in the style of the Neoclassic Art Deco mouvement was built in the 1930's.
League of National Security
Bronze doors given by France once opened the way to the Assembly Hall in the original wing; after the building was renovated, the doors were made decorative only.
There are those who lament the fascist style of the United Nations building, suggesting it counters the purpose and philosophy of the organisation itself. A good point, but I must confess the style reminds me of downtown Chicago and I felt quite at home!
Swedish marble and Finnish granite add soft, earthy color to a stately design.