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Friday, January 3, 2014

A Look Back at the History of Gracie Mansion

Gracie Mansion today (photo by Carol M. Highsmith; courtesy of the Library of Congress)

James has a piece running today at Curbed, the #1 website for real estate and architectural history in New York. The story, "How Gracie Mansion Became New York's 'Little White House'" looks at Robert Moses and his quest to find an appropriate official mayoral residence for Fiorello La Guardia.

Take a look over at Curbed and let us know what you think:
http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2014/01/03/how_gracie_mansion_became_new_yorks_little_white_house.php

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Robert Moses's effect on NYC is covered more in 



and our forthcoming book


Robert Moses and his epic battles with Jane Jacobs are a chapter in
Footprints in New York; the book is out April 15, 2014, but you can pre-order today.




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