HARLEM FIRE WATCHTOWER

November 22, 2021By richard-adminUncategorized No Comments

“The entire upper end of Manhattan Island was guarded by this tower,” The New York Times recalled in 1896. Three bells meant the fire was in Yorkville; four bells meant Bloomingdale, to the southwest; five bells meant Harlem; six bells meant Carmansville, to the northwest. Read More

FISHER ISLAND HOUSE

November 22, 2021By richard-adminUncategorized No Comments

Meandering gardens and woods, sparked with daffodils, peonies and daylilies, flank the straight drive in. Up ahead near the path’s end is an aperture framed by an arbor of apple trees, capturing an elemental view of sky and water: the horizon of the Long Island Sound. Read More