The Gamble house was designed by Charles and Henry Green in 1908. Originally intended as a winter residence for David and Mary Gamble, the three-story home commonly described as Arts and Crafts style with Japanese influence, with the focus on natural materials and attention to details.
Museum of National History, located on the upper west side of Manhattan across the street from Central Park, is one of the largest museums in the world. Created in 1869 with the intent “to discover, interpret, and disseminate through scientific research and education, knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe”
Rockefeller Center, originally known as Radio City, is a complex of buildings developed in the midst of the Great Depression. Built between 48th and 51st street and 5th and 6th Avenue in once was the red-light district owned by Columbia University. Signing a 27 year lease with the option of three 21 year renewals for […]
The New York Public Library, with nearly 53 million items, is the second largest public library in the United States (behind the Library of Congress) and fourth largest in the world. As part of the John Astor will conditions the Astor Library was built in 1854 in the East Village area of New York the […]
Central park is located in the middle-upper Manhattan, on 778 acres of city-owned land. In 1857 Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux competed and won a design competition to improve the land called “Greensward Plan”. The park opened the winter of 1858 and grew to it’s current size of 843 acres in 1873. Today Central […]
In 2008 it was decided Santa Monica Pier needed to replace the solar-powered Pacific Park High-Flyin Ferris wheel, which had been in use from 1996-2008. The nine story tall Ferris Wheel would be sold and replaced by a contemporary Ferris Wheel. Santa Monica Pier offered free rides to Santa Monica residents from April 28 through […]