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NYDC’s CEO Discusses his Vision for the Future.

Looking ahead with Jim Druckman

With eyes toward the future, the New York Design Center is proudly celebrating its rich 95-year history. What many don’t know is that the vaunted institution has roots going back even further than the 1926 genesis, when 200 Lexington Avenue was first constructed.

“The building is 95 years old, but the company is certainly older,” explains Jim Druckman, president and CEO of the New York Design Center. A trailblazer since the very beginning, the company can trace its origins to its forebearers in 1896: creating the first national wholesale furniture market in America…

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