In this final chapter of Crispin’s Crispian, I’ll tell the fascinating story of what happened to the old New York farmhouse where his famous pet mom, Margaret Wise Brown, wrote her final children’s book, Mister Dog
Archive for November, 2016
Tags: 121 Charles Street, Crispin's Crispian, Margaret Glass Healy, Margaret Wise Brown, Mister Dog, New York City History, Old New York
Tags: 1335 York Avenue, Cobble Court, Crispin's Crispian, Louvre Farm, Margaret Glass Healy, Margaret Wise Brown, Mister Dog, Old New York, Upper East Side
In the 1940s, author Margaret Wise Brown rented a tiny frame house on East 71st Street. The house, where she wrote her final book, has a fascinating history.
Tags: Crispin's Crispian, David Provost, Lenox Hill, Louvre Farm, Margaret Wise Brown, Mister Dog, New York History
In February 1966, the demolition of several old buildings on York Avenue between East 71st Street and East 72nd Street revealed a very tiny frame house where a dog once inspired author Margaret Wise Brown.
Tags: Airship America, Gimbel Brothers, Gimbels Department Store, Melvin Vaniman, New York History, Trent, W.G. McAdoo, Walt Wellman
Trent, the tabby cat made famous by an unsuccessful flight across the Atlantic in the airship America, wowed the crowds at Gimbels in New York City.