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The Weylin Story – Chapter 8

Another beautiful fact in the story of Mr. Seymour is that even though he kept on increasing his fortune as years passed and had reached a very high social position, he never changed his original spirit and remained that lovely character everybody respected. To the poorest and to the richest, Weylin Seymour was an untouchable… Read More

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Introduction to Neoclassicism

Neoclassicism is a revival of the styles and spirit of classic antiquity inspired directly from the classical period, which coincided and reflected the developments in philosophy and other areas of the Age of Enlightenment, and was initially a reaction against the excesses of the preceding Rococo style. While the movement is often described as the… Read More

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The Weylin Story (Chapter 7)

This was the episode that led Weylin to a next match: he introduced another barber’s client to a woman he knew, and surprisingly it was another total success. Very soon after, and like out of the blue, little Weylin became famous in town, a little match maker. His talent seemed magical and became a tradition; even a… Read More

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CFDA Awards 2017: Take a Look Inside the Decor

By Madeleine Luckel Tonight, fashion’s finest are gathering in Brooklyn. The occasion is the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards, and the location is none other than the Weylin. The Williamsburg location, which has played host to more than a few beautiful weddings and engagement soirees over the years, is the former Williamsburgh Savings Bank. But no matter how fabulous the party, the building’s painted… Read More

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Introduction to Beaux-Arts

The style expresses the academic neoclassical architecture taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. It is the cumulative product of two-and-a-half centuries of instruction under the authority, first, of the Académie Royale D’Architecture (1671–1793), then, following the French Revolution of the late 18th century, of the Architecture section of the Académie des Beaux-Arts. The… Read More

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The Weylin Story (Chapter 6)

It was right then that Weylin intervened in the conversation and mentioned to Mr. Albany that he knew a lady who would be perfect for him. It seemed as if he knew it right away; he said he had a special feeling about it. In the beginning both Albany and the barber laughed at him, but he… Read More

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The Illuminati Ball comes to Weylin

In a world where the elements of wonder and surprise seem so elusive, it is rare we are offered the chance to escape our mundane lives and experience something truly magical. But every now and again, some unique celebration presents itself, beckoning us to indulge and embrace the unknown… At the Illuminati Ball: New York… Read More

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The Weylin Story (Chapter 5)

Whenever a party was given, guests would comment incessantly about how much fun they were having. The Elwood family, for instance, who were once invited over to a gathering at the Seymours’, were said to have talked about it almost at every dinner for years. Guests were truly enchanted. It wasn’t for nothing that little… Read More

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Architect George B. Post

Mr. George Browne Post was our architect who won the contest to design Weylin back in 1870, when it was built to open and work as The Williamsburg Savings Bank, making Williamsburg become a classic and strong neighborhood, right next to where the bridge would be planned and built; and also very close to one… Read More

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The Weylin Story (Chapter 4)

Little Weylin, denying such a mystic theory, or even the more realistic assumption that the boat had sunk -for Louis was a very experienced sailor- spent hours, days and even months sitting at a harbor bench, praying for his old man to come back. Nevertheless, the day came when there was no choice but accepting the… Read More

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