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How the NYC Carnegie Mansion Came To Be

In 1898 Andrew Carnegie and his wife, Louise Whitfield Carnegie, bought a large green lot in northern Manhattan with the mission to build “the...

World’s Only Art Deco Women’s Prison is Lost Architectural Relic of Greenwich Village

During construction, the building was so beautiful people would ask the security guards how to get an apartment there. The guards would respond jokingly,...

The 6 Most Iconic Hotels To Visit in NYC

Charismatic concierges, poolside relaxation, continental breakfasts and of course, room service; there are many reasons why travelers far and wide may choose to lodge...

The Sugar Loaf Building: 155 Franklin Street

If you are in the market for a historical residence with plenty of flair, 155 Franklin Street is the place to be. Dating back...

The Windowless Building in NYC: 33 Thomas Street, AT&T Building, and NSA Spy Hub?

Residents of the Tribeca neighborhood in Manhattan have long wondered at the building standing at 33 Thomas. With no windows, few doors, and a...

The History of the Ansonia 

New York City, 1904. It was the year the first underground line in the subway system opened for business, Times Square got its official...

Hannah Hayward on Making it Work in the Big City and Never Taking Things for Granted

Hannah Hayward is someone who knows how to make the best of everything and living in the city was no exception. Equipped with a...

Gilded Age Mansions in NYC 

One evening in the mid-1880s, New York City’s most esteemed members of society arrived at 350 Fifth Avenue for the event of the season:...

The Backstory of New York Public Library’s Haunted Reputation

The New York Public Library isn’t just home to an impressive collection of paranormal books – rumor has it: the original location and other...

9 Most Haunted Places in NYC

The state of New York was first settled back in 1624, making it among the first to be inhabited in the nation. With nearly...

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