Fred A. Bernstein


Fred Bernstein has degrees in architecture (from Princeton University) and law (from NYU) and writes about both subjects. He lives in New York City and has two sons.

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Travel

Nara: The Town That Time Forgot

A calm alternative to Kyoto

Published in The New York Times, November 13, 2006

Where the Best Antiques Can't Be Bought

A day trip to Troy, N.Y.

Published in The New York Times, April 7, 2006

Visiting the Barnes -- While You Still Can

The museum-going experience of a lifetime

Published in The New York Times, June 23, 2006

These Walls Could Talk . . .

In Salem, Witchcraft and Old Architecture

Published in The New York Times, October 12, 2007

The B&B Option Is Put to the New York Test

Staying in other people's houses -- in my home city

Published in The New York Times, July 23, 2007

Don't Call it the Poconos

Northeastern Pennsylvania Gets Chic

Published in The New York Times, December 22, 2006

In Provincetown, an Unlikely Gay Marriage

Rosie O'Donnell puts her stamp on Family Week

Published in The New York Times, July 23, 2007

Ice Hotel Quebec-Canada

A review of the cold accommodations

Published in The New York Times, December 17, 2006

A New Orleans Hotel Bounces Back

A review of the W New Orleans

Published in The New York Times, March 12, 2006

Spending Money Like Water

Two hotels in Miami Beach makes waves

Published in The New York Times, February 17, 2006

Alumnae House at Vassar

A great base for exploring the Hudson Valley

Published in The New York Times, September 30, 2005

El Tovar

A grand lodge near the Grand Canyon

Published in The New York Times, August 7, 2005

Wynn Las Vegas

A review of the $2.7 billion hotel

Published in The New York Times, July 17, 2005

Daring Design in a Laid-Back City

Thanks to Rem Koolhaas, Porto, Portugal will never be the same

Published in The New York Times, June 19, 2005

Hotel on Rivington

A review of the long-awaited Lower East Side hotel

Published in The New York Times, June 12, 2005

A Steakhouse with Rooms

Review of Browns Hotel, Miami Beach

Published in The New York Times, January 23, 2005

A New Opera House for Tenerife

Calatrava helps bring tourists to Santa Cruz

Published in Islands, February 5, 2003

Room With a View . . .

And not much else (a review of a new Ritz-Carlton)

Published in The Washington Post, February 10, 2002

The Men from Bubbling Magma

Climbing a volcano in Bali.

Published in The Washington Post, June 14, 1998

36 Hours in Provincetown, Mass.

PARK yourself anywhere on Commercial Street, the bustling main artery of Provincetown, and you'll see celebrities, some real (John Waters, Norman Mailer), some fake (that wasn't Cher)

Published in The New York Times, August 11, 2006

A Village Home for a Man About Town

Sean Strub finally visited Milford, Pa., where he was smitten and found a Victorian in town for $360,000

Published in The New York Times, October 31, 2008

Hotel Review: Hotel Veritas, in Cambridge, Mass.

If Harvard had a hotel school, its summa cum laude graduates would want to work at Veritas

Published in The New York Times, July 29, 2010

Hotel Review: Trump SoHo in New York City

The views are exceptional, but the entire building creaks -- loudly -- when it's windy

Published in The New York Times, May 27, 2010

36 Hours in Tallahassee

The Florida capital as a weekend destination

Published in The New York Times, May 13, 2005

A Five-Parador Tour Through Northern Spain

Paradors were once essential stops for visitors to the Spanish provinces. They're becoming that again.

Published in The New York Times, July 23, 2006

Comparing two storied Miami Beach hotels

The Standard and the Setai play to different strengths

Published in The New York Times, February 17, 2006

The Blue Moon, on Orchard Street

A hotel I should have skipped

Published in The New York Times, June 16, 2006
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