Landmark Manhattan Townhouses For Sale
For those less troubled by these current financial times, there is a good selection of architecturally significant townhouses for sale on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Among the current offerings are single family residences by some of the most famous architects of the twentieth century: McKim, Mead & White, C.P.H. Gilbert, Delano & Aldrich, and Paul Rudolph. The exterior of 973 Fifth Avenue, New York City. (The door knocker in the first image is a detail of the pair of front doors). Photo…
Cable Building, NoHo
Cable Building (1892–93) Architect: Stanford White 611-21 Broadway NoHo, New York Built to contain a power plant for cable-driven streetcars by the Metropolian Traction Co. The cable cars initially ran on Broadway from Bowling Green to 36th Street. Later other surface lines were added. But for all their investment ($12 million), the cars only ran for eight years. The cable system was last used in 1901. © Matthew X. Kiernan NYBAI10-2553
NYC - Murray Hill: James Hampden Robb and Cornelia Van Rensselaer Robb House
The James Hampden Robb and Cornelia Van Rensselaer Robb House, at 23 Park Avenue, was designed from 1888-92 by Stanford White of McKim, Mead and White. Considered one of White's finest urban residences, it was designed in Italianate style for Jemes Hampden Robb, a retired businessman and civic leader. Five stories tall, the street facades display a wealth of Reniassance-inspired detail, rendered in iron spot brick, brownstone, and terra cotta. The house was acquired by the Advertising Club…
The Most Palatial House in New York: Stanford White's William Collins Whitney Residence!
William Collins Whitney, 1841-1904. Surely, it must have been a criticism directed at William Collins Whitney, the excerpt below from Munsey's Magazine of November 1901: It would be discouraging to national pride, if America considered originality in architectural and decorative matters of moment, to realize how complete is our dependence...
Catharine Wharton Morris Wright (American, 1899-1988) Floating Leaves | Sale Number 2581B, Lot Number 450 | Skinner Auctioneers
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Fashion model Simone D’Aillencourt poses near New York’s Washington Square Park. Fashion editorial for Charm magazine. Mid 1950′s, New York, NY, USA. Image © William Helburn
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Colonial Revival Interior Design
Colonial interiors are characterized by grand entrance halls, polished wood floors, simplified paint and wallpaper palettes, and light approach to millwork and wainscoting.
1902 Beaux Arts, Rhinebeck, New York – $8,490,000 | Old House Dreams
Astor Courts. Grand Beaux Arts Mansion designed ny Stanford White for John Jacob Astor as part of the Ferncliff Estate. Originally known as Ferncliff Casino, converted to a private residence in 1941.