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The TDF Costume Collection

Down in Chelsea, very close to the river on Manhattan's West Side, stand a block of warehouses and other old storage sites. In one of these nondescript buildings, at 601 W. 26th Street, there's an old-fashioned, manually operated elevator that takes you queasily up to the 17th floor. But the ride is well worth it, because your destination is the home of the TDF Costume Collection, the not-for-profit rental company housing over 75,000 costumes and accessories, organized by production and color

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