The Real Deal New York

The Gilded Age: a tale of today, once again

A new development, Greystone on Hudson, hopes to evoke 19th-century-style splendor
By Christopher Cameron | November 21, 2015 09:25AM

From Luxury Listings NYC: Since the recession, economists, social activists, even the New York Times, have argued that America is experiencing a return to the Gilded Age. They point to the increased economic inequality and to the rise of conspicuous consumption among the very wealthy – e.g., 24ct gold iPads.

Now, real estate developers have joined that chorus, but for different reasons. [more]