Take a look inside the Mills Pond House in the Smithtown Township on Long Island, a grand farm house that has since been converted into a wonderful art gallery.More
A history of South Street Seaport and downtown Manhattan, the current development plans by the Howard Hughes Corporation, and challenges by community groups.More
The Museum Without Walls app is sponsored by CultureNOW, an organization formed in 2002 which celebrates our surroundings as a gallery itself.More
Tucked between two office buildings at 55 Water Street is a hard-to-find escalator which whisks you up to The Elevated Acre. Don’t be daunted though, this transformed public plaza well worth the hunt.
The Elevated Acre at 55 Water Street was actually completed in the early 1970s. After new zoning regulations for skyscrapers were passed in …More
On June 3rd, the doors closed on Inisfada, once the fourth largest estate on Long Island during the 1920s. Here’s a look at vintage photos of the interior.More
According to the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, approximately 58% of mansions built on Long Island between the Civil War and World War II have now been repurposed. By sidestepping the rising cost of living and increasing taxes, the Long Island elite could still maintain the legacy of their philanthropic natures by …More
The current buzz surrounding The Great Gatsby creates a magical idea of the Gold Coast lifestyle – large country estates alive with lavish parties every night. Servants and guests secretly scampering through hidden passageways and expansive hallways, decorated with antique furniture and priceless pieces of art. Lit gardens in the evenings showcase statues, greenhouses, pools …More