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Big Old Houses: Yonkers, of all places

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Returning to John Foreman’s history of a mansion overlooking the Hudson in Yonkers built in 1912 by a tycoon born in a Montana mining camp who made ... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: A Whole Lot of Crazy

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John Foreman gives of the history (and a tour) of houses on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street as well as the apartment tower rising high abov... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: A Political Mansion

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Every house has a personality. John Foreman takes us on a tour and a history of Morven, once a family house built mid-18th century, into the New Jerse... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: Where Are They Now?

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Looking back at John Foreman’s visit to the grandly fascinating Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx where for the last century and a half so many famous ... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: Stanford White Experiments

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Big Old House returns to John Foreman’s visit to Naumkeag, the summer estate in Stockbridge of the most distinguished New York lawyer, Joseph Choate... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: A Very Big Stage

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We revisit John Foreman’s coverage of 1 East 78 Street, the home of James B. Duke, his wife and this legendary daughter, Doris, the richest girl in ... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: Very Rich, and Very Quiet

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We accompany John Foreman through his tour of one of the great old Fifth Avenue mansions from the Gilded, still standing, the Harkness mansion at 1 Ea... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: Refugee from the Gilded Age

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The late, great John Foreman sets his eyes and his camera on a refugee from the Gilded Age — Stone House Hill House of Ames family in North Easton,... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: In Defense of Excess

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John Foreman’s visit to another residence all in the same family, the Burden mansion on East 91st Street, next door to Mrs. Burden’s sister, Mrs. ... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: Another Rescue Story

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Today on the NYSD we’re running another of our great, late contributor John Foreman’s Big Old Houses.  This week’s subject is Elm Court, th... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: The Russian Consulate

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Re-visiting the late John Foreman’s Big Old Houses. The John Henry Hammond Mansion on 9 East 91st Street, childhood home of the legendary man who us... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: “The King of New York”

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We return for your comfort and curiosity to the late John Foreman’s visit to the interior and the history of the King of New York, Otto Kahn’s gre... READ MORE

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