Daily Archives: October 4, 2011

Harry Harkness On His Record Trip From Boston To New York Slashed by Two Complete Hours on Monday

HARKNESS THE LATEST Record Between Boston and New York Slashed by Two Complete Hours on Monday – Motor Age Chicago New York, June 1904 21—Harry S. Harkness, of this city, who has won fame as a track racer and as … Continue reading

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WHEN the big Mercedes car ran away

Harry S. Harkness WHEN the big Mercedes car ran away from everything at the Brighton Beach track two weeks ago, the question on everybody’s lips was “Who’s Harkness?” That he was a chauffeur of undeniable nerve and skill, everyone who … Continue reading

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Another Unique Schmieg Hungate Kotzian-bodied Steinway Piano which George Gershwin played

The house was a unique collaboration between a great architect, a great industrial and interior designer, a great lighting designer, a great landscape architect, and enlightened and wealthy owners. Today, it retains most of its original Donald Deskey-designed furnishings. Among … Continue reading

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