Museum of the City of New York: Gilded New York
Museum of the City of New Yorkhttp://www.mcny.org/exhibition/gilded-new-york
1220 Fifth Avenue, NYC
Visit the New York of Edith Wharton and Merchant Ivory films in this view of the lifestyles of the 19th century NYC rich and famous. Historical artifacts (furniture, dresses, jewels, object d’arts) are as rich as the history of the era from which they come. A great look at a time when New York was a great place to live for those who could afford to live in a great way.