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From Heartbreak to Healing — Rebuilding the Ranch House

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Paige Peterson visits the new (rebuilt) ranch of Peter and Nancy Lang's on the occasion of the third anniversary of the Tubbs Fire in 2017, which destroyed everything... READ MORE
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Carolyne Roehm

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Sian, Lesley and JH, with camera, return to a visit in 2007 with the elegant, sophisticated, hard-working, sleek, chic, and kind Carolyne Roehm — "born a thoroughbred filled with the nervous energy for a demanding race."... READ MORE
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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 a fortune in copper and gold... 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 above them all in 1977... 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 Jersey Governor’s Mansion, to now a museum... 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 and prominent New Yorkers are buried... READ MORE
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Isabelo Satori

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Before these strange times when you could go a-visiting, Sian and Lesley interviewed the designer Isabelo Satori at the Carroll Gardens home he shares with his husband Cort Cunningham... 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, and an early commission of Stanford White, then in his 20s... 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 the world in the American 20th century... 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 East 75th Street... 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, Massachusetts built in 1905 by 29-year-old Frederick Lothrop Ames a year after his marriage to New York Society belle Edith Callender Cryder... 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. Hammond... READ MORE

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