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788 Riverside Drive

“To leave is to die—a bit.” This French proverb came to my mind the other day when C., my former Riverside Drive neighbor, called to congratulate me about a magazine article extolling America’s Medicis: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural … Continue reading

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Museum of the American Indian

During the thirty-nine years I lived on Riverside Drive and 156th Street, I overlooked the Audubon Terrace, the common front yard of a series of small museums. In 1839, James Audubon acquired a large tract of land and built a … Continue reading

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