Books in a home once signaled that the residents were intelligent, worldly, and could afford to collect their favorite volumes. Look back at some vintage bookshelves from the past!
Of Gloria Steinem’s apartment in New York, the feminist icon wrote in 1970s that it offered cheerful rooms to live in and a private place to work. Take a look!
How did they decorate small homes back in the 1940s? Here’s a look at how career girl could set up her first apartment back during the post-war years.
Vintage dinettes – matching table and chair sets – were popular in the ’60s and ’70s because they were affordable and came in a wide variety of styles. Take a look!
Look back at Hawaii during the huge tourist boom of the ’60s, which helped thousands fall in love with the state – but also forever changed the islands’ landscape.
Why take the stairs while you can ride up in comfort inside one of these metalwork ‘cage’ style antique elevators, made with beautiful ornamental iron? Just tell the bellhop what floor you want.
A few years before President Nixon’s huge Watergate scandal, Watergate was best known as a hot address — especially for politicians — in Washington DC.
There is, without question, more work to be done in New York than in any other place in America – which means it’s a good place to start a career. There are also more persons looking there for jobs than in any other place in the world.
In the early 1900s, the millionaire Vanderbilts moved into an apartment in New York City, meaning other refined people could live in flats without losing prestige in society. I daresay!