POSTS IN CATEGORY : History

April 20, 2017 History

The Redbury Hotel 29th East 29th Street   A postcard of the Martha Washington in 1904.   The First Hotel for Professional Women The Redbury Hotel opened as the Martha…

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September 16, 2016 History, In the News

Picture Courtesy of Trinity Wall Street © DAVID LUBARSKY — ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © David Lubarsky – All Rights Reserved  — For 161 years, Richard M. Upjohn’s English-style Gothic Revival…

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June 15, 2016 Deals, History

The NoMad District is all about marrying the best of old New York with cutting-edge architecture and culture. So, we are not surprised by news that a new HFZ Capital…

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May 20, 2016 Deals, History

We are back with the latest in NoMad real estate, announcing two big new projects in the neighborhood.   The Noma Condominium A brand new 24-story, 55-unit condominium is under…

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May 12, 2016 Happenings, History, In the News

Last week, we reported on the devastating Easter fire that ravaged the Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in NoMad. It was unclear at first whether this would mean the end for…

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May 2, 2016 History, In the News

  We are heartbroken, along with the entire NoMad community, at news of the destructive fire at the beloved Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava. The fire started in the…

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October 21, 2015 History

If you are a sci-fi enthusiast, don’t miss “The Runaway Skyscraper,” which can be read in its entirety at Project Gutenberg. Putatively, writer Murray Leinster looked out of the window…

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October 7, 2015 History

As described in our portrait of Satan’s Circus, this part of the Tenderloin was a raucous neighborhood where people could abandon themselves to drink, gambling and sex. However, a look…

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September 25, 2015 History

The Neighborhood A large part of today’s NoMad was not always what it is today. One could argue it had the same exciting nightlife, but it definitely walked on the darker…

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August 28, 2015 History

See: Porcelanosa’s Historic Location — Part 1: The Gilded Age Porcelanosa will soon open its North American flagship in a landmarked six-story building at the intersection of Broadway and Fifth…

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August 19, 2015 History

Porcelanosa, with its corporate headquarters in Spain, is a global leader in the innovation, design and manufacturing of luxury tile, kitchen and bath products. In early September, Porcelanosa plans to…

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August 17, 2015 History

Holland House is a quintessential example of life in NoMad at the turn of 19th/20th Centuries.  One of the world’s most majestic hotels, Holland House at 30th Street and Fifth,…

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August 12, 2015 History

Sir Norman Foster, the British Pritzker Prize winning architect, is famous the world over for his ingenious additions to the architectural vocabulary and starchitect-scale projects. In 2012, Foster began reimagining…

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March 3, 2015 History

There is an indication that a piece of NoMad drinking history may be coming back to life, just two blocks from the upcoming “old-fashioned” bar, John Doe’s. One of the…

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February 24, 2015 History, In the News

The Real Deal has released a beautifully edited video that pulls together some of the oldest extant footage of New York. The video compiles footage that is over a century…

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