Secrets and Scandals of Riverside Drive

Riverside Drive is best known for glorious Gilded Age homes and stunning Art Deco buildings. But behind serene facades overlooking lush Riverside Park lie tales of headline-making scandals — infidelities, suicides, and murders among them.  Learn the secrets of the area's history, architecture and the people who lived there. Visit a gorgeous Gilded Age mansion where a wealthy woman committed suicide; Riverside Drive’s only remaining private freestanding villa; the site of the most glorious home ever built on the Drive; and at least one scene of murder -- as well as  hidden passageways, spite walls, and more!