Tag Archives: Manhattan

Mansion envy, circa 1912

Frankly, I don’t see anything wrong with the house pictured above (check out the urchins of wealth in Central Park). The mansion at 960 Fifth Ave. and East 77th, in Manhattan, was built in 1910 by Sen. William Clark (D-Mont.), … Continue reading

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Drinking in Manhattan

Kristen Richards, of ArchNewsNow.com, got Victoria, Billy and I onto a tour boat sponsored by the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The vessel, of the Classic Harbor Line, is called the Manhattan, appropriately enough, and the … Continue reading

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Save NYC’s Rizzoli bookstore

I don’t see many petitions I’m inclined to sign but I signed one just a few moments ago. It was a petition to save the building that houses the publisher Rizzoli’s flagship store in a glorious old building on West … Continue reading

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