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Books: ‘The Carlyle’ – The History Of The Iconic New York City Hotel (SEP 2021)

If there is one landmark that encapsulates the spirit of New York City, with all its glamour, charm and singularity, it is The Carlyle Hotel. An Upper East Side institution since it opened in 1930, The Carlyle has become synonymous with luxury, status and sophistication. Its suites have housed presidents and princesses, dukes and duchesses, and Hollywood’s most honored stars.

Commemorating the hotel’s ninetieth anniversary and featuring the recent renovation by the esteemed designer Tony Chi, this all-new edition of The Carlyle explores the hotel’s storied history and its status as an enduring icon. With exclusive interviews with celebrity patrons and never-before-seen photographs from the earliest archives up to today’s most exclusive parties, this stunning volume is an homage to the rich past and vibrant present of this grand, world-famous hotel.

James Reginato, Writer-at-Large for Vanity Fair and a contributor to Sotheby’s Magazine, is the author of Great Houses, Modern Aristocrats. A leading journalist, he was formerly W Magazine’s Features Director.

Regarded as one of the preeminent rock musicians of our time, Lenny Kravitz has transcended genre, style, race and class over the course of a forty-year musical career. Reveling in the soul, rock and funk influences the 1960s and 1970s, the writer, producer and multi-instrumentalist has won four consecutive Grammy® Awards. His eleven studio albums have sold forty million worldwide and his creative firm Kravitz Design Inc. touts an impressive portfolio of ventures, including hotel properties and high-end brands like Rolex, Leica and Dom Pérignon. He’s the author of Flash, which showcases rock photography and his memoir, Let Love Rule, landed him on The New York Times Best Seller List.

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Architectural Walks: The ‘Art Deco’ Buildings Of Miami Beach (T+L Video)

Take a walk and check out some of the amazing Art Deco architecture around Miami Beach in Florida. David Brauer shows you a wide variety of buildings featuring the classic Art Deco style and the history behind them.

Video Timeline: 00:00 Introduction 00:33 David Brauer Poem 01:12 Congress Hotel 02:53 Versace Mansion 03:36 Hotel Victor 03:52 Marlin Hotel 04:05 The Carlyle Hotel 04:22 Barbara Capitman 05:00 Beach Walk 05:20 The Betsy Hotel 05:38 Leslie Hotel 06:28 The Wolfsonian Museum of Art 07:07 Oldest Building in Miami Beach