Through the Looking Glass

Source: Tuxedo Park Fire Department

Did you know that more than 70 percent of the houses in Tuxedo Park, N.Y. qualify for listing on the National Register of Historic Places? And, the suburban Xanadu was a “quintessential country village” to the “who’s who” of Wall Street, like Henry Poor and George Baker, before Wall Street came to Main Street.

Take a fascinating peek into one of the nation’s first-ever gated communities, Tuxedo Park, N.Y., with writer Marc Lewinstein in the Quest 400 issue, as he shares the historic findings of Chiu Yin Hempel in the recent book, Tuxedo Park: Lives Legacies, Legends (Tuxedo Park Fire Department). Skip to page 125 in the digital issue of Quest to read the full article.