A LUXURIOUS high-rise hotel that dates back to the early 20th century has been left to rot after owners failed to pay taxes worth millions.
Established in 1901 by famous hotelier Charles Slutsky, the Nevele Grande is situated in the picturesque Catskills region in New York.
Surrounded by two lakes in a valley west of the Shawangunk Mountains, the extravagant property grew over time to become a vacation home for the super-rich.
The Nevele Grande Resort lived up to its grandiose name – at its peak, it had 430 guest rooms and employed a staff of 800.
Within two decades, the resort was extended with new wings and a lot of other lavish features exclusively available for the visiting guests.
In 1964, architect Herbert D. Phillips designed a 10-storey dodecahedral tower, which became the resort’s crown jewel.
It sat at the main entrance, and its wings were connected by massive underground tunnels.
The tower soon got its famous moniker -…
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