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THE AGE OF OPULENCE: Baccarat Hotel (Midtown Manhattan, NYC) - photographs by Peden & Munk - CN Traveler
May 2015

  • The furniture in the Petit Salon was custom-designed by Gilles & Boissier in Paris and handmade by commissioned artists.
  • Glass-and-steel vitrines created for the hotel display designs from the Baccarat archives.
  • A table set with lead crystal and objets in the Baccarat Hotel’s Petit Salon, which also has a vintage gramophone and vinyl records. ~ Guy Trebay

The Secret History Of Park Avenue’s ‘Gothic’ Grande Dame (And Its $16 Million Penthouse Project)

An architectural treasure, 1185 Park Avenue (considered by many the Upper East Side’s most distinguished address) is attracting more attention that usual. Financial tycoons and CEOs revere this über secure uptown location, the last surviving grand courtyard building on Park Avenue. So perhaps it’s karma that a rare penthouse here hit the market a day after the stock market soared 1%. The extra cash may come in handy—this is a fixer-upper. Read more >