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The Astor Family Legacy – Rebuilding New York’s Gilded Age Grandeur

The Astor Family Legacy – Rebuilding New York’s Gilded Age Grandeur
The Astor family’s name has been synonymous with American success for hundreds of years, influencing the very shape of New York City through their legacy of real estate development. Born in 1763 in Walldorf, Germany, patriarch John Jacob Astor was America’s first multimillionaire, a former fur trader who developed a knack for the real estate business and quickly scooped up… read more →

Enviable New York Living – A Resident’s Guide to 88 and 90 Lex’s Gramercy Neighborhood

Enviable New York Living – A Resident’s Guide to 88 and 90 Lex’s Gramercy Neighborhood
Settling into a new home can be a process for anyone, but for those lucky enough to call 88 & 90 Lexington home, there’s so much to explore nearby that the change of scenery is hardly a sacrifice. Gramercy and the surrounding neighborhoods have long been some of Manhattan’s most enviable enclaves, offering a rare mix of cultural opportunities, shopping,… read more →

Windy City Living – Top 5 Reasons to Raise a Family in Chicago

Windy City Living – Top 5 Reasons to Raise a Family in Chicago
As you move past your party years, the idea of starting a family may transform from something you’re hoping won’t happen soon to something you’re eager to plan for. However, for many, it’s nearly impossible to find a living situation that has all the things that make adult life fun while offering plenty of activities, entertainment, and educational opportunities for… read more →

Zaha Hadid – A Brief Architectural History of the Prolific Visionary and Innovator

Zaha Hadid – A Brief Architectural History of the Prolific Visionary and Innovator
Zaha Hadid was born in Iraq, raised in the UK, and made her mark across the planet.  The groundbreaking architect passed away last March leaving behind a legacy that is peerless in many regards.  Her buildings can be found in Spain, the U.S., the UK, Germany, Austria, China, Scotland, France, Singapore, Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Denmark, the UAB, Lebanon, Russia,… read more →
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