Cooper Hewitt Museum – The Senses: Design Beyond Vision

Between 90th and 91st Street and 5th Avenue, just north of the Guggenheim, sits a 64 room mansion with an impressive gated garden.  This mansion, formerly the home of Andrew Carnegie, now houses the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum which is dedicated to historical and contemporary design. As you enter the museum grounds through the … More Cooper Hewitt Museum – The Senses: Design Beyond Vision

A “Secret” Garden in Central Park

  From the snowstorms that closed our schools (four Nor’easters in as many weeks) to the prolonged sub-freezing temperatures that threatened to give little fingers frost-bite if not properly covered, New Yorkers took a veritable beating this winter.   Next came the torrential downpours that gave special meaning to “April showers bring May flowers” and we … More A “Secret” Garden in Central Park