The 15 Coolest Offices In Tech: Gawker Office Tour

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Last year we stopped by Gawker Media’s New York headquarters.

It was awesome.

There’s a rooftop for lounging, writing and barbecuing in warm weather.  There’s also a lot of cool wood work and some strange cheerleader art.

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title=”Architect Chris Larkin’s steampunk look is on purpose. “We [wanted] to buy a big old printing press for the lobby — but didn’t have enough space,” says Nick.”
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title=”For more cool offices:”
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