Wednesday, May 5, 2010


LIFE Magazine's "Winged Life" Icon in the HERALD SQUARE HOTEL(C)

In the heart of midtown Manhattan the charming Herald Square Hotel, 19 West 31st Street, welcomes guests through its storied porthals with "Winged Life," the winged cherubic mascot by sculptor Philip Martiny, which perches above the main entrance in gilded splendor on the building where LIFE magazine was born and published. The iconic cerub, the symbol of LIFE magazine throughout its entire existence reappears in the hotel's refurbished front lobby. Built in 1894, the hotel still retains the charm of its original celebrity occupants including LIFE magazine's publisher Charles Ames Mitchell, who et. etc.


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Polly Guerin is an author/poet with four textbooks and 2 video productions as credentials as well as 4 books ready to be published. All my blogs are intended to become the basis for books to be published. PollyTalk From New York (c) is a current events blog about happenings in New York City. I have been PollyTalk columnist on the Internet, Big Apple News Network. AmazingArtDecoDivas blog features amazing women of notable character. I am on the board of the Art Deco Society of New York. The Fashion Historian blog gives pertinent insight into Polly's consummate knowledge about fashion history. Former professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Awaken Your Sleeping Beauty blog gives you pertinent information about holistic remedies for health, beauty, mind, body and spirit. I am on the board of the Edgar Cayce New York Center. I sing with the St. George's Choral Society and also serve on their Board. My little dog Colby is a rescue dog and I support animal charities. I hope you enjoy my blogs, please keep in touch.