Edited for National Geographic Channel and Edge West Productions.

Two epic society events - more than a century apart. From the luxurious Bradley-Martin party of 1897, to today's exclusive Viennese Opera Ball, see why New York City has always been one of America's most extravagant party towns.

channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/party-like

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