Christie's Fine Art Storage Services - The Art of Preservation

New York


Christie's Fine Art Storage Services oversees every detail to make sure property is beautifully preserved and expertly managed while in our care.


  • Located in Brooklyn just minutes from Manhattan
  • Located blocks from the NYPD and the FDNY


  • Newly renovated free-standing building used exclusively by CFASS
  • Gated compound with secure on-site parking
  • Fireproof steel and concrete construction
  • Custom 20,000 lb. capacity Otis elevator with 10’ high door
  • Three membrane roof
  • Five truck docks with hydraulic dock levelers and one car dock
  • 10’ high double doors on all private storage units
  • Seven private viewing galleries

Environmental Controls

  • Environmental control systems meet or exceed the American Association of Museums’ environmental standards
  • Temperature is maintained at 70°F+/- 3° with 50% relative humidity +/-5%
  • Air filtration of gaseous and particulate matter
  • Water detection system linked to security system
  • Controls continuously monitored on-site and off-site 24 hours per day

Fire Protection

  • Extensive network of smoke detectors, heat sensors and water detection sensors
  • Pre-action fire suppression system with localized area response
  • Security center and central station can notify FDNY
  • Central station fire alarm monitoring by Statewide Fire Corp.
  • All systems adhere to NFPA codes and standards


  • High resolution CCTV
  • Motion sensors
  • Intruder alarms
  • Electronic access control
  • Biometric scanners
  • Perimeter fencing
  • Audio/Visual intercom
  • Direct 24/7 police response