Lauren Bacall purchased her apartment at the Dakota for less than $50,000 in 1961, a few years after the death of her beloved husband and frequent film co-star Humphrey Bogart. She died at home last year, and now an auction of her personal items is revealing her private life and tastes for the first time.… Read Full Article
Inside a hotel in Germany. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)
Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer look will reveal the majestic rooms to be engulfed in swathes of dust and moss; hotels that once hosted royals and high society abandoned to the elements.