Tag Archives: Henry Villard

April 19 2013

What’s Your Sign?

The New York Palace is filled with unique architectural structures and tantalizing tidbits created by the two greatest designers of the early 1880′s – Stanford White and Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Their designs have made the hotel not only enjoyable to visit, but also an attraction for history and architecture buffs alike. Our unique Astrological Clock is located in the hallway near the Madison Room. The time piece was commissioned by Henry Villard to separate the public and private portions of the … Read More

April 11 2013

Past & Present with Mosette Broderick: Building The Villard Mansion

Past & Present with Mosette Broderick: Building The Villard Mansion As time passes and The New York Palace continues to evolve, there has been one person in particular who has kept up with The Palace’s long history, Ms. Mosette Glaser Broderick. Having co-written The Villard Houses: Life Story of a Landmark, Broderick is one of the most knowledgeable people about many historical sites in New York, especially The Villard Mansion and The New York Palace. Among her many titles, Broderick … Read More

April 10 2013

History of The New York Palace

As we bring you details of our renovations at The New York Palace, we’ll also be taking a look at the history of how The Palace became the legend it is today. Stay tuned for a series of posts tracing the story of The Palace, featuring historian and author, Mosette Glaser Broderick, Director of Urban Design and Architecture Studies at New York University. The Villard Mansion of The New York Palace is one of the most well-preserved mansions in New … Read More