Category Archives: History

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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Villard North Pt. 1: A Tenant History

If you’ve entered the hotel through our Madison Avenue courtyard entrance, you may have noticed the doors to the right and left of the main entryway. The door on the right will take you to the Madison Room for dining, … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday

In the spirit of Flashback Friday, check out our photo collage below to see the different views surrounding our Madison Avenue entrance from 1885-1941. Photos courtesy of The Villard House: Life Story of a Landmark We’re proud of our preservation … Continue reading

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