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Big Old Houses: Forget Gatsby

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Revisiting a 2012 tour of The Braes given by the late John Foreman, the second great mansion (still standing) of Standard Oil heir Herbert Pratt... READ MORE
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Brock Forsblom

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A look back on Sian and Lesley interview with interior designer/art collector/writer Brock Forsblom, strong on color, on visuals and on wit, all photographed by Jeff Hirsch... READ MORE
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BIG OLD HOUSES: In My Dreams

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We recount the amazing history, thanks to the late John Foreman, of the Morris-Jumel Mansion (1765) in upper Manhattan... READ MORE
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Sheelin Wilson

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Re-visiting master gilder Sheelin Wilson who is now selling ALL her furniture "and things" in a Doyle at Home auction coming up next week... READ MORE
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Charlotte’s Web Untangled, New York Neighborhood History

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An intimate look of an heiress’ aerie that dominates Turtle Bay back then and today... READ MORE
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Charles King

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A look back at an interview with Charles King, President and CEO of Housing Works, who lives in a tiny, book-filled guest room within the East 9th Street residence, the Keith D. Cylar House. Truly a good man living a good life, not the good life, and that’s not always an easy thing to find... READ MORE
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The Fisher Dollhouse: A Venetian Palazzo in Miniature

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Sian Ballen interviews Joanna Fisher whose dollhouse, a replica of a Venetian Palazzo, is now on display at the Museum of Arts and Design. ... READ MORE
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Christopher Cerf

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We re-visit Sian, Lesley and JH’s interview with author, composer, lyricist, record and Tv producer Christopher Cerf, a man of remarkable accomplishment. And a nice guy, too... READ MORE
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Looking Back at Lunch with Mario Buatta

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Sian and Lesley re-visit their 2013 interview with Mario Buatta back at the old Swifty’s; a priceless day with Mario doing standup sitting down... READ MORE
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Sheila Bridges

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We revisit a 2007 interview with interior designer Sheila Bridges in her spacious, airy and elegant apartment in Harlem... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: A Voyage to Staten Island

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John Foreman takes us on one of his encyclopedic and aesthetic visits to a beautiful old house on Staten Island, first built in the late 18th century, a treasure acquired and created by a devoted owner... READ MORE
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Carol Prisant

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Revisiting our 2010 interview with the New York editor of The World of Interiors, Carol Prisant, who passed away last week at the age of 82... READ MORE

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