Reception Room, Carnegie Mansion, Home of the Cooper-Hewitt, by Cunningham, Bill, 1974, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, The reception room in the renovated Carnegie Mansion, New York City, the new home of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, with a large chandelier hanging from the ceiling.The reception room of the leads out to the garden and is outfitted for a March 1974 benefit auction..