10 Historic Mansions to Visit on Long Island from the Gold Coast Era

The Gold Coast of Long Island boasts numerous grand mansions that are straight out of the pages of The Great Gatsby. Here are 10 stunning ones to discover. Of the grand mansions of that era that remain today, many have been demolished but many others have been re-purposed and renovated, functioning as venues for special events…Read more 10 Historic Mansions to Visit on Long Island from the Gold Coast Era

A Look Back at the Ritz Paris in Vogue – Vogue

Vogue has a long history of setting fashion shoots inside the Ritz Paris. But today, thanks to Celine Dion, that story gets its next, digital, chapter. Vogue.com: A Look Back at the Ritz Paris in Vogue - Vogue

Turkish Architecture

Turkey, its geographic location straddling Europe and Asia, is historically influenced by the Ottoman, Byzantine, European, Persian, Arab, Roman, Greek, and Armenian cultures. These influences are reflected in the architecture of the many historic cities of Turkey, especially Istanbul (formerly Constantinople, which appeared on some maps until the 1960's).

Photos: The Record-Breaking Residential Towers in Midtown Manhattan

Stephen Wilkes photographs the skyscrapers. vanityfair.com: Photos: The Record-Breaking Residential Towers in Midtown Manhattan Also see vanityfair.com:  Too Rich, Too Thin, Too Tall? Ever taller, ever thinner, the new condo towers racing skyward in Midtown Manhattan are breaking records for everything, including price. Sold for $95 million, the 96th floor of 432 Park Avenue will…Read more Photos: The Record-Breaking Residential Towers in Midtown Manhattan

Skyline New York (1955) and Spectacular New York (1956)

These films are only 60 years old. Look around at today's technologies and the changes in society compared to the 1950's. Technological advancements have been rapidly altering society and are expected to occur at a much faster rate in just the next decade or so. Can you imagine what the world will be like 60…Read more Skyline New York (1955) and Spectacular New York (1956)

The Simple Beauty of Rafael Viñoly’s Architecture

AD sits down with the world-renowned architect to discuss several of his major projects around the world. Source: The Simple Beauty of Rafael Viñoly’s Architecture - Architectural Digest Videos - The Scene Architectural Digest Videos - The Scene

Some of the Highest Skyscrapers in the World

See pictures of the world's highest skyscrapers and find facts about each building, from China to Chicago and Dubai to New York City. Source: Some of the Highest Skyscrapers in the World