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Palm Beach declares Addison Mizner Month!

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Today is the 150th birthday of Addison Mizner, the architect who designed more than 60 houses and buildings with a vision that still defines Palm Beach to this day. Augustus Mayhew, PB’s historian, tells the incredible history of the man and his work... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social History: Avant-Garde Flashback

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Augustus Mayhew considering Miami Art Basel is reminded of PB’s art colony when the creative pioneers were Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Velma Glenn Hodges. They weren’t kidding either... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social History: Society Afloat @ Palm Beach

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Augustus Mayhew takes on his investigation of Palm Beach’s history in the social world of both America and Europe gathering... READ MORE
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The man who made the castle

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A weekend benefit party in San Simeon at the Hearst castle La Cuesta Encantada recalls the history of the man and the family who built an American empire of plenty... READ MORE
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The Rauschenberg Residency @ Captiva

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Augustus Mayhew reminds us about the Rauschenberg Residency’s cottage colony down there in Florida just after the great hurricane, showing the beautiful community created by the artist himself. ... READ MORE
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Memories abound at Clouds Hill as it celebrates its 150th anniversary

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Charles Burns takes us back in time to the second half of the 19th century when landmark homes, along the shoreline of Narragansett Bay, served as summer retreats for Rhode Island industrialists... READ MORE
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The end of an era for all of us

Social Diary
Summation of a Royal Life, of a mother’s children and then her own, and all for her people... READ MORE
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When Society was in Flower

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A view of the architectural monarch of the Gilded Age in summer, still going strong and up to date — Newport... READ MORE
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Resort Life, Chapter XXXVIII: January 1970 – December 1970 Palm Beach + Boca Grande + Down East + Brittany + Ireland

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Labor Day Special. We look back to Ellen Ordway’s photographic record of a life and lives on these days in yesteryear... READ MORE
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Summer Ramble: Birthday Cake & Hard Hats @ Palm Beach

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Augustus Mayhew celebrates Palm Beacher David Reese’s milestone 90th birthday dinner and can't help but take a look at the finishing touches being put on around the town... READ MORE
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Knowing all the right people

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A private look inside the lives of the royals and aristos’ very active private lives as seen through the eyes of a boy from Chicago who wanted it all and wrote to tell about it... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social History: Isadora At Palm Beach

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Augustus Mayhew tells us the story of Isadora Duncan, a woman of her time and before her time, immortalized by her natural energy... READ MORE

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