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July 26, 2019

"single-family mansion that's still brimming with most of its original details"

New York's Gilded Age was once marked by fashionable department stores, towering office buildings, and enormous mansions, such as those of the Vanderbilt Family that lined Fifth Avenue on Ma...

June 2, 2019

“Many of its older stores are a developer’s dream—soaring spaces with ornate exteriors in the heart of major American cities”

The Gilded Age in the United States generally referred to the post-Civil War period from the 1870s to the turn of the 20th century, when vast in...

May 24, 2019

"When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain." Mark Twain

During America’s Gilded Age, numerous people focused on the new industrial fortunes as markets for their services. Richard Morris Hunt became a go-to architect for Gilded Age mansions and Fr...

February 10, 2019

“The company turned to Amish carpenters in Ohio to craft walnut martini bars..

January 24, 2019

"It'll be the tallest skyscraper in the world to be voluntarily demolished." Formerly the site of the Gilded Age Hotel Marguery, 270 Park Avenue’s location was

December 18, 2018

“Many of its older stores are a developer’s dream—soaring spaces with ornate exteriors in the heart of major American cities” UPDATE: Gilded Age home once owne

June 7, 2018

A "monument to the ‘nonproductive consumption of time’” is replaced by an icon of the new startup economy

Although many of New York City’s Gilded Age mansions have been demolished, several iconic department store buildings from this era have remained. As previously note...

November 23, 2017

“Many of its older stores are a developer’s dream—soaring spaces with ornate exteriors in the heart of major American cities”

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/fashion/henri-bendel-lord-and-taylor-department-stores-new-york.html?action=click&module=Editors%20Picks&pgty...

August 24, 2017

The Gilded Age in the United States generally referred to the post-Civil War period from the 1870s to the turn of the 20th century, when vast industrial fortunes led to lavish lifestyles for those relatively few families. Newport, Rhode Island came to be seen as the mo...

August 11, 2017

The largest Michelangelo exhibit in the Met’s history

Michelangelo is probably the most famous Italian artist of the Renaissance. Not only was he an extraordinary talented genius, he was also quite prolific as a sculptor, painter, architect, and poet. His statue of Davi...

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