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 shares some interesting facts about Henry Villard and The New York Palace with ABC’s Live Well Network.
If you’ve dined in The Madison Room at The Palace or enjoyed a cocktail in our corridor bar, formerly known as Gilt, then you are familiar with the space we are referring to and will be surprised to know some of its history. In our previous post, “Past & Present with Mosette Broderick: Building The Villard Mansion,” Broderick touched on various stories and anecdotes about the mansion, but there was one common theme that stuck out – the collaboration of artists. The … Read More
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