Edifice Complex

Saturday, December 16, 2017
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    Trophy Mansion

    In a time of proliferating new trophy apartments in supertall, superswanky

    by John Freeman Gill
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    A House Divided

    When John Magee, a prosperous New York coal broker, decided to make his

    by John Freeman Gill
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    Shining Up the Silver Dollar

    For most of the past two decades, the Victorian Romanesque row house at 721 St.

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    It’s Quiet Uptown

    Though the word “unique” is often thrown around with sloppy abandon by real

    by John Freeman Gill
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    Where Nixon Mingled with Monet

    To walk through the aristocratic enclave of Sutton Place and Sutton Place

    by John Freeman Gill
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    TERMINAL CONDITIONS

    The St. John’s Terminal Building, a grungy, monolithic freight warehouse

    by John Freeman Gill
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    TURNING SAG HARBOR IRON TO GOLD

    In 1849, when news of the gold discoveries in California reached the village of

    by John Freeman Gill
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    Home Is Where the Art Is

    Fairfield Porter, the noted mid-20th-century realist painter and critic, lived

    by John Freeman Gill
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    TIME TABLES

    As railway depots go, Grand Central Terminal has long been friendly to foodies.

    by John Freeman Gill
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    AUDUBON’S FINAL NESTING PLACE

    On West 158th Street west of Riverside Drive—a steep sluiceway for cars

    by John Freeman Gill
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    AMBASSADOR’S SUITE

    When Mary Ourisman, a former United States ambassador, told a Palm Beach town

    by John Freeman Gill