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Chronicles: Stanford White Lived Here

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Stepping into a Stanford White building in New York feels like stepping into history. One has to only walk under the Washington Square Arch he designed in 1892 or into his glittering and gilded Metropolitan Club to feel in awe of an architect who during his day, built many of the city’s most important structures and whose life was a ... Read More »

News: John Steinbeck for Sale

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Yesterday, we told you about the famous residents of Gramercy Park and among them was the Nobel Prize winning author of The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck. Though Steinbeck was a California native, he made New York his home, spending much of his life there.   On June 23rd, Bloomsbury Auctions in New York will offer buyers a rare glimpse ... Read More »

Chronicles: Gramercy Park- No Trespassing

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  The most exclusive club in New York isn’t guarded with a velvet rope, instead, members are given a key to the high iron gates and it’s only with proof of address that one is allowed access. Ever since 1832, when landowner Samuel Ruggles first pled his case to the New York City government to grant him permission to turn ... Read More »

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