and grand old places

and grand old places

Category: Beyond Big Old Houses

Langdon Gatehouse

Langdon Gatehouse

The Langdon Gatehouse was the original gatehouse to “Hyde Park”, what is now known as the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park. Originally built in 1876 by Walter Langdon, the gatehouse was later moved by Frederick W. Vanderbilt upon his purchase of the Langdon Estate in […]

Pabst Hotel

Pabst Hotel

The Pabst Hotel was located 153 West 42nd Street (also 1469 Broadway and 603 7th Avenue). Construction began in October 1898 by¬†Charles Thorley, who in turn leased the building to the Pabst Brewing Company and was run by proprietor James B. Regan. The Pabst Hotel […]