Category Archives: History

Flashback Friday: History with Mosette

Take a trip down memory lane with our resident historian, Mosette Broderick. Mosette is one of the most knowledgeable people regarding not only the history of the Villard Mansion but also about New York City. In the clip below, Mosette … Continue reading

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Two Legends “Looking Good”

This morning, AM New York featured an article entitled “Looking Good” about our neighbor St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Like us, the historic church is undergoing a massive restoration project and is starting to reveal the fruits of its labor. We are … Continue reading

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Designers of the Villard Mansion

In the late 1800s, the building of the Villard Mansion was something of a big deal on Madison Avenue. When Henry Villard started to build the mansion, he sought out his brother-in-law, Charles Follen McKim and his associates to help … Continue reading

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