The NewYorkologist: Vanderbilt Mansion at Fifth Avenue and Street, New York, 1900 In the summer of 1961 this mansion was used to process Hungarian Refugees who were escaping a revolution in their country.
The Isaac Vail Brokaw mansion, built in 1890 on the corner of East Street & Fifth Avenue. Torn down in 1965 for an apartment house. So many wonderful buildings were torn down to accommodate banality! In the name of the almighty dollar.