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Mary Gostelow on the French Riviera

Juan-les-Pins is under-the-radar French Riviera: those who want to be seen head for Cannes or St Tropez; those who do not want to be trailed by paparazzi are more likely to head for this part of the Antibes metropolis. It goes back to time immemorial, but its modern history really kicked off when Frank-Jay Gould opened a hotel in May 1927. Two…
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Mary Gostelow goes eco in New York

New York's 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge has so many touchpoints I keep on thinking, in retrospect, of yet more things. Opened in February 2017, it is adjacent to Brooklyn Bridge Park, a conversion, thanks to then-Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg, from old warehouses. It is an 11-floor structure, a glass and metal new-build by Marvel Architects, with…
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