Inside the rambling 160-room Winchester Mystery House, doors lead into blank walls, staircases end in midair, trap doors spring to the floors below, and elevators rise through the roof.
New York City’s luxurious original Waldorf-Astoria was among America’s first big hotels. When it was built during the Victorian era, it was considered the finest hotel in the world – and soon became the most famous, too.
New Cadillac design announced (1914) 1914 car will be new quality of luxury and acme of perfection While the first announcement of the 1914 Cadillac
See what it looked like on board the Titanic – inside the fancy lounges, dining rooms, first-class cabins and other luxurious delights – before the ship sunk to the ocean floor on her maiden voyage in 1912.
This collection of vintage evening gowns is so over-the-top, you don’t have to even like fashion to appreciate the oomph factor of these formal dresses.
LAND COMFORTS WHILE AT SEA New Olympic and Titanic will have squash courts ALL KINDS OF BATHS COMMON Growing tendency to amuse the voyager and
See inside vintage train cars on the old Overland Limited Train, where every luxury possible in a hotel was found – including a barber shop, valet service, massage, maid, library, buffet, clubroom and a cafe dining car.
The doors of New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, a 36-year-old internationally-known institution, closed May 1, 1929. Noisy wreckers will clank in to tear it down. The old generation passes with a sigh. The new era enters with a roar.
Take a stroll back to the late 1800s and early 1900s to see some of the grand homes and mansions that lined New York City’s famed Fifth Avenue.
The newly completed mansion of Mr Claus Spreckels, on the corner of Van Ness Avenue and Clay Street, is the supreme representative of the tendency toward a higher and more substantial domestic architecture in the city.
Millionaire mothers spend oceans of dollars in bringing up their babies How will the richest babies in the land turn out? The mothers of Baby
The Eldorado by Cadillac It looks to be exactly what it is — the world’s most elegant personal car. And, with its 8.2 litre engine, it acts the part.
The de Tomaso Pantera. Around $10,000.* In Italy, men build cars with passion. One of them is Alejandro de Tomaso. And this is his car.
Plantation home architecture not truly southern (1952) by Fred L. Halpern Atlanta (INS) — Many of the white, tall columns used in Nineteenth Century Southern
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