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The "Cook Block" on E. 79th St in NYC still has a row of magnificent Victorian mansions, far more attractive and interesting than the skyscrapers of the city.  I hope these stone edifices last a long, long time.

In 1915 the wealthy widow Lizzie Nichols kept mainly to herself. She had grown to an ample 250 pounds and was still recovering from her.

The West Village: 70 Barrow Street, NYC. Built in 1852 as a fire house, by 1880 this building had been converted to an apartment house.

Photo of The West Village: 70 Barrow Street, NYC - April 2009 . Built in 1852 as a fire house, by 1880 this building had been converted to an apartment house.

Wool Worth Mansion

New York's Woolworth Mansion Listed for $90 Million

Woolworth Mansion, New York, NY - 20 Most Expensive Homes In The World . This neo-French Renaissance townhouse in NYC. The designer-architect was Charles Pierpont Henry Gilbert in

The Palace Hotel Entrance (Villard Mansion) on Madison Avenue, with Tower in rear (Built by Helmsley) NYC, www.RevWill.com

The Palace Hotel Entrance (Villard Mansion) on Madison Avenue, with Tower in rear (Built by Helmsley) NYC. -- entrance trees beautifully lit at night

Puck Building, NYC- Will and Grace Building Soho

Puck Building, NYC- Will and Grace Building Soho

The Dakota

Interior courtyard of The Dakota, NYC. John Lennon was murdered here, in the entrance. Yoko Ono still lives at the Dakota. The Dakota is not a condo, but a coop, a private corporation with admission by Board of Directors approval.

New York City photography greenwich village nyc by DreameryPhoto

New York City photography, manhattan photography, new york city decor, nyc photography, greenwich village photography, large wall art, retro

New York City photography greenwich village nyc by DreameryPhoto

Charming townhouses. New York City NYC. Patrick Flynn

New York City townhouses - Grove Court - Greenwich Village: Take a peek into a historic part of lower Manhattan. This little court features a garden and pre-Civil War homes.

Flatiron Building, D.H. Burnham & Co. New York City.1902

Flatiron Building, New York City

Fletcher Mansion, Upper East Side, New York City; now the Ukrainian Institute of America. Designed by Cass Gilbert in 1897

Fletcher Mansion, Upper East Side, New York City; now the Ukrainian Institute of America. Gilbert in 1897 / This Gilbert is actually Charles Pierrepont Henry Gilbert and not Cass Gilbert.

Brooklyn Heights by Tamara Peterson by newyorkcityfeelings.com - The Best Photos and Videos of New York City including the Statue of Liberty Brooklyn Bridge Central Park Empire State Building Chrysler Building and other popular New York places and attractions.

Brooklyn Heights by Tamara Peterson

Fire escapes on the Lower East Side by wanderingnewyork #NYC

Fire escapes on the Lower East Side (credit goes to: wanderingnewyork)

Neue Gallerie, Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side; it was built as a home in 1912-1914 and designed by Carrere & Hastings

Neue Gallerie Fifth Avenue Upper East Side

New York City

New York City

The Biltmore Mansion in Asheville, NC.  Photo by Christopher Chalkley

The Biltmore Mansion in Asheville, NC. Photo by Christopher Chalkley

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