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Chronicles: Andrew Carnegie’s Mansion

NYC-Cooper-Hewitt-Museum

  In 1898, Andrew Carnegie hedged a plot to move further north than was fashionable at the time to 91st Street and 5th Avenue. He wanted room, more room than the land that the other mansions of the day occupied could afford him. He wanted room for a garden and when it became time to design his home, he told ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Dunfermline, Scotland

Dunfermline Abbey

  Once the capital of Scotland, Dunfermline in county Fife may not currently be up to the standards of its past glory, suffering the nickname the “Dormitory of Edinburgh” due to the many people who live there and commute into the larger city for work, but with a rich history that extends back nearly 2,000 years, it is a worthy ... Read More »

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