Old Is the New New

The Idea Engine has launched a new product. It’s catching on. And it’s led to a lot of work for our fearless Idea Engineers, which is good for business, but bad for their Happy Hour attendance patterns. On the 10th floor of 1050 Connecticut Ave., the Idea Engineers alternate between huddling over their computers and…

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Not So Great Gatsbys

The old summer place across the street could use some work. Having been owned by two generations of New York Stock Exchange specialists, including one former president of the Exchange, it—like many of the manses in resorts up and down the Atlantic Coast—housed the Eastern Establishment that dominated American finance for much of the 20th…

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