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Drawing room in the WK and Alva Vanderbilt mansion at 660 Fifth

Drawing room in the WK and Alva Vanderbilt mansion at 660 Fifth

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Drawing room in the W.K. and Alva Vanderbilt mansion at 660 Fifth Avenue.

Alva Vanderbilt and Richard Morris Hunt's white limestone creation stood in stark contrast to the brownstone homes around it -- photo by Byron Co. from the ...

Daytonian in Manhattan

Petite Chateau | 660 Fifth Ave, (52nd St & Fifth Ave) William K. Vanderbilt residence. When he and wife Alva divorced the mansion stayed as his property.

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vanderbilt 5th avenue homes picture | Grand Salon, Cornelius Vanderbilt II house, 1894, at Fifth Avenue and .

The brownstone houses next to the mansion would be replaced by the near-matching home of William Jr. photo by McKim Mead & White from the collection of the ...

680-684 Fifth Avenue Vanderbilt Townhouses-NYC

photo. illustration. description. Residence of William K. and Alva Vanderbilt at 660 5th ...

Fifth Avenue in New York City may be one of the most famous shopping streets in the world, although that wasn't the original plan for the place.

Daytonian in Manhattan: The Lost Wm. K. Vanderbilt Mansion -- 660 5th

The two Vanderbilt houses were often confused as one -- photo from the collection of the New York Public Library

Cornelius Vanderbilt II's Mansion at 742-748 Fifth Avenue (between 57th and 58th Streets). Photo via Library of Congress.

The Vanderbilts' Petit Chateau at 660 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan

Cornelius Vanderbilt II House

660 Fifth Ave | New York City residence designed by Richard Morris Hunt for Mr & Mrs W K Vanderbilt (Alva) Architectural drawing shows paneled walls, ...

The mansion was as imposing from the rear as from Fifth Avenue -- photo by McKim Mead & White from the collection of the Museum of the City of New York ...

Grand Salon, Cornelius Vanderbilt II house, 1894, at Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. Salon designed by Jules Allard et Fils.

Her birthplace, the Murray Forbes Smith House at 201 Government Street in Mobile, Alabama.

[Mansion for William K. and Alva Vanderbilt, 660 Fifth Avenue, New York City].

660 Fifth Ave | New York City residence designed by Richard Morris Hunt for Mr & Mrs W K Vanderbilt (Alva) Architectural drawing shows rendering of Super ...

1 drawing : graphite and watercolor on tracing paper ; sheet 33 x 26 cm. Alva VanderbiltLibrary ...

Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont House at 477 Madison Avenue and 51st Street in Manhattan.

660 Fifth Ave | New York residence designed by Richard Morris Hunt for Mr & Mrs William K Vanderbilt (Alva Vanderbilt Belmont) Architectural drawing shows ...

Petite Chateau | Inside the vacated Mansion of William K. Vanderbilt, 660 Fifth Ave.

[Mansion for William K. and Alva Vanderbilt, 660 Fifth Avenue, New York City].

Vanderbilt Cup Races

Alva Vanderbilt, costumed for her 1883 ball.

Bird's eye view, Fifth Avenue,1893

Photo from Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection

costume-ball-drawing

Third floor

Vanderbilt Ball – how a costume ball changed New York elite society | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

Venetian costume-ball mask on display in Rosamund Vanderbilt's walk-in closet in the Vanderbilt Mansion

Biltmore Estate (John H. Tarbell / Library of Congress)

Daytonian in Manhattan: The Lost Wm. K. Vanderbilt Mansion -- 660 5th Avenue

These are Richard Morris Hunt's watercolor renderings for W.K. and Alva Vanderbilt's Petit Chateau (660 Fifth Avenue). I might need to frame these 😁.

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Vanderbilt Triple Palace-William Henry Vanderbilt-5th Avenue-NYC

vanderbilt II residence

Love the 🦚on this dining room chair from the William H. Vanderbilt House on

5th Avenue north from 52nd Street. Museum of

This room is #goals . 1020 Fifth Avenue, home of William Salomon (demolished

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (1899)

Ready for a close-up @vizcaya_museum BBC shoot for Monty Don's Around the World in 80 Gardens #gardens #museumgardens #historichomes #gildedage # ...

Mrs. Berwind's is my favorite bedroom for two reasons. One: textiles. Two

The curved monument to American-born architect Richard Morris Hunt sits weathered and leaf-covered at Fifth Avenue and 70th Street.

Marble House[edit]

Second floor

Vanderbilt Ball

After passing through the monumental gates, visitors would reach the porte cochere. There, they would be greeted by six sculptural reliefs executed by Karl ...

#marblehouseinteriors #newportri @newport_mansions #springbreak2019 #mansiontouring #gildedagemansions #vanderbilt #summercottage

Via Wikimedia

The Gilded Age Era: A View Of Willie Vanderbilt Jr.'s New York City Chateau

Soon after William H. Vanderbilt (Cornelius 2 and WK's dad) built twin marble

William Kissam Vanderbilt

Will be posting the beautiful Elms for a few days. This oak chinoiserie Breakfast Room

Hunt was commissioned to build a double mansion, where Mrs. Astor and her son's family could live in the French Renaissance splendor fashionable among the ...

Consuelo Vanderbilt

A Vanderbilt house on Fifth Avenue

Vanderbilt Petit Chateau. Demolished in 1926. #Repost @gildedage.nyc with @

Madison Square was next, but it would take a combination of real-estate clairvoyance and social standing to firmly establish Fifth Avenue as the center of ...

Belcourt Castle, the Belmont summerhouse in Newport, Rhode Island. Alva Vanderbilt ...

CONNECTIONS: Berkshire Robber Barons, Part III: The Vanderbilts

LOVE the copper gutters (photos don't do them justice)!⁣ Touring

The dining table at Eagle's Nest, the Vanderbilt Mansion, decorated for autumn. Each plate is decorated with a costume ball mask, including an eagle mask ...

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(Top) Details And Facade Renderings Of The Vanderbilt Chateau, (Bottom) The First, Second And Third Floor Plans Of The Mansion

Vanderbilt triple mansions

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

Another corridor connects Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom with that of his wife. In the middle is a small breakfast room, which seems remote from the pantry, ...

Arguably, the most well known picture by José Maria Mora from Mr. and Mrs

Mora (b.1849). Miss Henrietta Strong (later Mrs. Daniel E

Cigar Rollers

Today, the property at 742-748 Fifth Avenue, the original address of the Cornelius Vanderbilt II mansion, is now the department store Bergdorf Goodman.

Alva Vanderbilt at her official opening of the chateau in March 1883, held with a masquerade ball for 1000 guests and reportedly costing $3 million.

The understated site features a “central bust of the architect,” states centralparknyc.org. “A semicircular portico and curved bench support decorative ...

According to Wikipedia : “The mansion was built as a summer “cottage” retreat between 1888 and 1892 for Alva and William Kissam Vanderbilt.

Mora (b. 1849). Mr. Charles Ross. 1883. Museum of

Ochre Court

One Vanderbilt

In 1925 the beautiful Vanderbilt mansion at 660 Fifth Avenue was replaced by a 20-story commerical building. The Vanderbilt mansion at 666 Fifth can be seen ...

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Margaret Vanderbilt Shepard Emily Vanderbilt Sloane 642 Fifth Avenue and 2 West 52nd Street

@newport_mansions #marblehouse #summercottage #beachhouse #vanderbilt #bellevueavenue #springbreak2019 #mansiontouring

If you can peel your eyes away from the ostentatious architectural details of William K.

The Marble House dining room.

Vanderbilt Petit Chateau

... Mrs. Francis C. Barlow, Miss Kate Fearing Strong, and Miss Sandy[?] pose with a stuffed bear in this 1875 photo by Jose Maria Mora. Museum ...

666 Fifth Avenue - Image: 666 Fifth Avenue by David Shankbone

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We are kicking off the first install of the Holiday Season at Eagles Nest the Home

According to Wikipedia : “The mansion was built as a summer “cottage” retreat between 1888 and 1892 for Alva and William Kissam Vanderbilt.

William Kissam Vanderbilt

George B. Post's incredible architectural renderings for Cornelius Vanderbilt II's #5thavenue palace. Look

Willie K. and Virginia Vanderbilt's Mansion at 666 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan