Category Archives: History

A Guest of Honor in The Villard Mansion

The hotel recently had the pleasure of welcoming Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave, the great-granddaughter of one of the nation’s most prominent financiers and our historic mansion’s namesake, Henry Villard. Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave shares her thoughts on returning to the … Continue reading

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The Mansion on Madison: History Comes Alive

A rare remaining example of authentic renaissance architecture in New York City, The Mansion on Madison is an iconic structure, newly restored for the 21st century. The Mansion – part of the historic Villard House, located directly adjacent to The … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: History with Mosette

Take a trip down memory lane with our resident historian, Mosette Broderick. Mosette is one of the most knowledgeable people regarding not only the history of the Villard Mansion but also about New York City. In the clip below, Mosette … Continue reading

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