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Fifth Avenue

(Encyclopedia) Fifth Avenue, famous north-south street of the borough of Manhattan, New York City. It begins at Washington Square and ends at the Harlem River. Between 34th and 59th streets, Fifth…

Lenox, James

(Encyclopedia) Lenox, James ln´ks, 1800–1880, American bibliophile and philanthropist, b. New York City. Lenox was a founder of the Presbyterian Hospital, New York City. He amassed a fine…

Hassam, Childe

(Encyclopedia) Hassam, Childe (Frederick Childe Hassam)chld hs´m, 1859–1935, American painter and printmaker, b. Boston, studied in Paris. With their flickering light and airy palette, Hassam…

Stettheimer, Florine

(Encyclopedia) Stettheimer, Florine, 1871–1944, American modernist painter, b. Rochester, N.Y., studied Art Students League, New York City (1892–95). She was exposed to the many forms of early…

Gruen, Victor

(Encyclopedia) Gruen, Victor groo´n, 1903–80, American architect, often called the inventor of the modern shopping mall, b. Vienna as Viktor David Grünbaum. In Vienna, he studied at the…

The Ultimate Toy Store

The Question: What street in New York City is FAO Schwarz located? The Answer: A self-proclaimed mecca for toy lovers from all over the world,…

Sara Teasedale: May Day

May DayThe shining line of motors, The swaying motor-bus, The prancing dancing horses Are passing by for us.The sunlight on the steeple, The toys we stop to see, The smiling passing…

Chris Dundee 1998 Deaths

Chris DundeeAge: 91 boxing promoter who promoted eight world heavyweight championship fights and helped put Miami Beach on the boxing map; promoted in Richmond, Washington and New York…

Barron Trump

Name at birth: Barron William TrumpBarron Trump is the son of former President Donald Trump and his wife, First Lady Melania Trump. Barron Trump was born in New York City in 2006. (His famous father…

Herman Peter EBERHARTER, Congress, PA (1892-1958)

EBERHARTER Herman Peter , a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., April 29, 1892; attended Holy Trinity parish school, Morehead School and Fifth Avenue High School; during the…