and grand old places

and grand old places

Tag: New York

Conversation Starters: Scarsdale NY Residence

Conversation Starters: Scarsdale NY Residence

1930 artistic rendering Artist: Norman R. Moore Medium: Watercolor Architect: Radcliffe & Shipway Builder: undetermined Built: unknown exact address unknown Scarsdale, NY

Conversation Starters: Vista Lawn

Conversation Starters: Vista Lawn

Vista Lawn Architect: undetermined Builder: undetermined Built: unknown exact address unknown Ardsley, NY

Conversation Starters: Kropp’s Farm

Conversation Starters: Kropp’s Farm

Kropp’s Farm Architect: undetermined Builder: undetermined Built: unknown exact address unknown Montgomery, NY

Historic Marker: 125 East 36th Street

Historic Marker: 125 East 36th Street

Franklin Delano Roosevelt January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962 125 East 36th Street, Manhattan Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt lived here, in their “14 foot mansion”, after their extended honeymoon in 1905. Their first two […]

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 […]