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MOVIN’ ON UP: After 34 years in his Bleecker Street store, renowned furniture dealer Niall Smith is closing shop and moving his Neoclassical and early 19th century wares to his uptown location on East 61st Street. “I thought I’d be taken out of here in a coffin,” sighed the Irishman, whose clients include some of the most discriminating residents of Park, Fifth and Seventh Avenues — Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Teresa Heinz, Greg Jordan, Alexa Hampton and Bunny Williams, not to mention the late Bill Blass.

To better consolidate his wares, Smith is having a massive sale until he closes shop July 31. “Anyone that was anyone in New York or Europe has been a client,” said Smith. “After 34 years, I’m an institution.”
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