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Gramercy Park Hotel

The Gramercy Park Hotel, situated just off New York’s exclusive private park, is fancy.  It is evident in every detail in every facet of the hotel that it was created by […]

Danceteria

Like most 1980s art meccas in New York, the epic Danceteria club, where Keith Haring was a busboy, is of course now luxury condos. Madonna worked there as a hat […]

George Bellows’ House

Across from the House of Fantasy, lived the great New York painter, George Bellows. From 1910 to 1925, Bellows lived in the townhouse, and worked in a studio in the […]

Flatiron Prow Artspace

Everyone knows I wander the streets of New York, taking in the architecture with an overly romantic eye, and gazing up at the Flatiron Building is like icing on the […]

Chanler’s House of Fantasy

The giraffed archways of 147 East 19th Street once marked a social center of the high society arts community in New York. The home was residence of Robert Winthrop Chanler- […]

A Calder Not For Your Eyes

I’m your private Calder, a Calder for money, do what you want me to do… Sing it Tina, or rather Janey Waney. The oversized mobile sculpture by Alexander Calder in […]

The Carlton Arms

“Art hotels” have been popping up more and more these days, and I couldn’t be happier. One of the originals in New York is the Carlton Arms. Full of junkies, […]

Jon Burgerman’s Ustwo Mural

New York has another awesome Jon Burgerman coloring-book style mural!  Yes, it is in the private office of Ustwo, but they are a creative agency that would probably let you […]

The Rebirth of the Rizzoli Bookstore

It’s back! The closing of the grand flagship Rizzoli Bookstore in 2014 was met with total protest-with many customers picketing outside of the sprawling New York icon before it closed it’s […]

Iconic Met Life Tower to the Elegant New York Edition Hotel

The gilded cupola atop the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower has served as an icon of Madison Square Park since it was built in 1909. Modeled after the Campanile in […]

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