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In the late 1870s towards the 1920s, the Vanderbilt family employed a few of the U . s . States’s best Beaux-Arts architects and decorators to construct an unequalled string of recent You are able to townhouses and New England castles within the U . s . States. Most of the Vanderbilt houses are actually National Historic Landmarks. Some photographs of Vanderbilt’s residences in New You are able to are incorporated within the Photo taking number of American Architecture by Albert Levy (1870s).

Their email list of architects utilized by the Vanderbilts is really a “who’s who” from the New You are able to-based businesses that embodied the syncretic (frequently ignored as “eclectic”) types of the American Renaissance: Richard Morris Search George B. Publish McKim, Mead, and White-colored Charles B. Atwood Carrere and Hastings Warren and Wetmore Horace Trumbauer John Russell Pope and Addison Mizner counseled me utilized by the descendants of Cornelius Vanderbilt, who built only very modestly themself.

The Breakers, Newport (1895), Rhode Island

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (1899)

Cornelius Vanderbilt II house (1883), largest home ever in New You are able to City.

Marble House (1892), Newport, Rhode Island

“Petit Chateau” (1886), the William K. Vanderbilt mansion

The Vanderbilt Triple Palace on fifth Avenue (1878)

Florham (1897), Madison, Nj. Home of Florence Adele Vanderbilt Twombly

Elm Court (1887), the Lenox cottage of Emily Thorn Vanderbilt Sloane

Rough Point (1892), the Newport cottage of Ernest Vanderbilt

Vinland Estate (1882, 1896) in Newport, RI

Pine Tree Point (1901) on Upper St. Regis Lake

Biltmore Estate, Asheville, New York (1895)

Woodlea (1895) in Briarcliff Manor, NY

Eastover (1929), Manalapan, FL