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Lee F. Mindel rediscovers the bold buildings of Boston, where he trained to be an architect

Architect Lee F. Mindel returns to the city where he trained to be an architect

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Tour the Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Gomez Associates, Christopher Peacock, Kathryn M. Ireland, and other top designers lend their talents to an Upper East Side townhouse to benefit the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club

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Tick Tock Tick Tock

How loud is the ticking sound of the grandfather clock?  Do you have any clocks that make less of a sound?  Do any of your grandfather clocks tick louder?  What about your new and antique wall clocks?  Will the ticking be so loud that I or my spouse or my family or my guests will …

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Grandfather Clock Made in USA

Grandfather Clock shoppers, like clocks shoppers in general, are increasingly focused on where grandfather clock cases, grandfather clock movements and other parts are made, as in Country of Origin.  Like many industries, Made in America has taken on an increasingly important question not only in assessing the quality of the item, but also in keeping …

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Pendulum Clocks

Most all mechanical new and antique clocks, including a basic cable-driven or chain-driven grandfather clock, have a movement that is driven importantly by a pendulum swinging back and forth.  The very definition of a grandfather clock is one in a freestanding case that is both weight-driven and has a pendulum moving in beat from side-to-side. …

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Hermle Grandfather Clocks

Hermle Clocks is one of the finest makers of Floor Clocks, with the Hermle Grandfather Clocks Collection.  Hermle is a German company that has been making clocks of all types for well over 100 years, and selling them around the Globe.  Hermle Clocks, along with Kieninger Clocks, another German-based clockmaker, is one of the two …

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Grandfather Clocks Guide

At 1-800-4CLOCKS, we very much like to think of entire blog as a grandfather clocks guide.  We has put in a tremendous amount of effort at highlighting and improving the purchase process of grandfather clocks by addressing such subjects as: Heirloom Quality Grandfather Clock Brands – such as Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks, Americana Grandmother and …

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