ESSEX HOUSE 1101-Manhattan, NY

Two Elegant Eras By Lead Travel Writer Renee Fontaine, I arrived in the evening after dark. The doorman, finely dressed in a long black coat trimmed in gold, held the heavy door open as I entered this historic landmark, The Essex House. An icon of Central Park South since its construction in 1931, this luxurious residence-hotel has been home to the elite, including royalty, celebrities, and diplomats. The feeling of elegance and sophistication immediately enveloped me as I traversed the grand lobby, stylishly decorated […] Read more »