One Wall Street, an underappreciated Art Deco stunner, sits on land that once fetched a mighty high price.
Keith Taillon is a freelance writer and historian living in Harlem, New York. He recently received his Master of Urban Planning degree from Hunter College and was a guest lecturer on archival research at Parsons School of Design. His Instagram @KeithYorkCity seeks to bring lesser-known city history to light.
The picturesque spa town of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, allows visitors to tap into a historic small town life we so often are too busy to savor.
The iconic tower is facing some stiff competition when it comes to Big Apple views, but she still has something special.
From the New York City subway to America’s largest-ever private residence, this Spanish immigrant gave us some of our most beautiful buildings.
It is floor after floor of cavernous possibility, tied together by a private elevator and a dozen bare steel beams.
For J.P. Morgan, perfecting this library meant having a proper showcase for his cherished collections. For his architect, it meant perhaps much more.
If you know where and how to look, you can glimpse just how influential this mighty empire was in shaping the world we know today.
Now synonymous with Upper East Side gentility, the mansion occupied by the Ralph Lauren flagship was built by one of the city's most colorful heiresses.
It was a stunning reversal of fortune—one of New York’s greatest palaces traded for a soon-to-be-worthless necklace.
Often overshadowed by its hard-partying neighbors, the smallest of the Balearic Islands is just delightful.