Green-Wood Collects: A John McComb Daguerreotype

Though largely forgotten today, John McComb (1763-1853) was one of New York’s most prominent early architects. His credits include several important buildings still standing two centuries later: New York City’s City Hall, Gracie Mansion, Alexander Hamilton’s Grange, as well as the Montauk and Eaton’s Neck Lighthouses. To learn more about McComb, go to the wonderful … Read more

John McComb: Old New York Architect

This is a guest blog by Benjamin Feldman, a great Green-Wood and New York City enthusiast who is the author of “Butchery on Bond Street: Sexual Politics and the Burdell-Cunningham Murder Case in Ante-Bellum New York” and “Call Me Daddy: Babes and Bathos in Edward West Browning’s Jazz-Age New York.”  Ben blogs at The New … Read more