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Aristocratic Artist: Albert Herter at Palm Beach

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Aristocratic Artist: Albert Herter at Palm Beach “Well, Albert Herter simply has no right to exist. To begin with, he was born to wealth and social position; he is handsome […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Mizner makeovers + Snowbirds at Wakohadatchee

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With few Addison Mizner-designed houses remaining in Palm Beach in some semblance of their original condition, this week I took advantage of the opportunity to visit Villa dei Fiori  (Addison Mizner, […]... READ MORE
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Washington Social Diary: From Georgetown To Old Town

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It’s a New York Social Diary tradition each year for this column to feature the festive holiday decorations of the homes in Georgetown, the capital’s well-preserved historic neighborhood that was founded in […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Closing the Palm Beach season, season finale: Civic Association celebration + Neiman Marcus Luncheon

Palm Beach
Is there any better way to close a Palm Beach season than with a champagne brunch and a fashion show lunch? This past week the Palm Beach Civic Association (PBCA) […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary The Asphalt Jungle: Building History at Palm Beach

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Palm Beach’s patchwork network of roadways and eclectic ensembles of architectural styles were determined as much by episodic residential developments dividing estates into subdivisions as formulated by periodic trends, storms, […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary, Kenneth Noland at Palm Beach + Buccan kicks off PB Food & Wine fest + Holidays at Palm Beach

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Since opening a gallery in Midtown Palm Beach as a showcase for the works of her late husband, the renowned Color  Field artist Kenneth Noland, and his circle of 20th century […]... READ MORE
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Resort Life, Chapter XXXVIII: January 1970 – December 1970 Palm Beach + Boca Grande + Down East + Brittany + Ireland

Palm Beach
On New Year’s Day 1970, maestro Leopold Stokowski was visiting Palm Beach. Soviet ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin was due for a vacation at The Breakers. Dina Merrill and Cliff Robertson were put up at Mar-a-Lago. Alvin and Lilly Fuller were ensconced […]... READ MORE
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Resort Life, Chapter XXXIII: August – December 1967 Down East + Palm Beach + Naples + Virgin Islands

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By 1967, Brooke Astor had already made a name for herself.  Following her short-lived five-and-one-half year marriage to Vincent Astor, and his ensuing death in 1959, she spent the next more than four […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary Remaking History: Paris Singer & the Everglades Club, 1918-1932

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No matter how thorough Palm Beach’s past was documented, filtering fact from fiction can prove a daunting task to anyone interested in exploring the resort’s hybrid genre of reality. Time […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary Garden Club of Palm Beach preview party + Landmarks denies Episcopal church app + When Lillys bloomed

Palm Beach
The Garden Club of Palm Beach hosted a cocktail party preview for its biennial exhibition “From the Ground Up,” a Garden Club of America flower show, welcoming more than 250 […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social History

Palm Beach
Our Palm Beach members want quick action and thrills, roulette and hazard. Card games are not thrilling.” –The Beach Club, Palm Beach, 1913. “ … Go to Palm Beach, which […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary Fashion + Real Estate = Palm Beach + South Beach

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With more Palm Beach streets than ever detoured by construction vehicles and cement trucks, Worth Avenue was blocked off to showcase an array of velvet-roped Lamborghinis for Thursday night’s exuberant […]... READ MORE

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