Hoboken’s hardworking history exudes an undeniable gritty charm—and its view of Manhattan is incomparable.
Steamboat competition was about more than speed.
A biographer who knows it well tours Franklin Roosevelt’s home on the Hudson and finds it was not so much the President’s castle as it was his formidable mother’s.
It might seem that building a mausoleum to the great general would be a serenely melancholy task. Not at all. The bitter squabbles that surrounded the memorial set city against country and became a mirror of the forces straining turn-of-the-century America.
Most surveys of American painting begin in New England in the eighteenth century, move westward to the Rockies in the nineteenth, and return to New York in the twentieth. Now we’ll have to redraw the map .
High on a hill above the Hudson River Frederick Edwin Church indulged his passion for building an exotic dream castle
Seventh in a series of paintings for AMERICAN HERITAGE
A site for a proposed hydroelectric project also was the site of a grim Revolutionary War battle.