The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica is a true story of Billy Gawronski, a NYC boy who stowed away on Admiral Byrd’s 1928 expedition.More
The original plans for Grand Central Terminal called for the terminal to be surmounted by residential or office space in order to ensure its financial success.More
Helmsley Building with LED Lighting. Image via nyclovesnyc.
230 Park Avenue, now known as the Helmsley Building, is that gorgeous building on Park Avenue everyone takes photographs of, with the MetLife Building looming behind it. If you are south of Grand Central Terminal, you won’t know it’s there but if you’re looking south, you’ll see the …More
The cycle of construction, demolition, and rebirth is as old as NYC itself, and many of its grandest hotels have been lost to history. Here are 10 notable ones.More
New York City’s architecture changes and evolves with design trends. 10 buildings and structures in NYC that have had deliberate color changes over the years:More
The original plans for Grand Central included Terminal City, with opulent hotels including the Biltmore (where F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald honeymooned), the Commodore, the Vanderbilt and more. Learn what became of them.More