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The Waldorf-Astoria and the Life of the City

Wed, May 5, 2021 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT About this Event When the original Hotel Waldorf opened on Fifth Avenue in 1893, its managers sought to create a “haven for the well-to-do,” an elite citadel that would guard the privacy (and secrets) of a select assemblage of Astors, Vanderbilts and Whitneys. But after […]

Emerging Scholars Celebration

Alice Austen, The Age of Innocence, and Ice Skating and Fashion   About this Event   Winners of the Victorian Society New York's annual Emerging Scholars contest will speak on a fascinating array of topics. Margaret Simons, a collections and development specialist at the Alice Austen House on Staten Island, earning her master's degree in […]