Infographic | Vanderbilts Explained | Famous American Families | Gilded Age | #american #history #people

Infographic | Vanderbilts Explained | Famous American Families | Gilded Age | #american #history #people

This magnificent home was demolished in 1927 and today the site is occupied by the Bergdorf Goodman department store. The only remnant of the mansion are its magnificent gates, which today provide the entrance to Central Park's Conservatory Gardens at 104th and Fifth.

Looking back at Manhattan's lost Gilded Age mansions

This magnificent home was demolished in 1927 and today the site is occupied by the Bergdorf Goodman department store. The only remnant of the mansion are its magnificent gates, which today provide the entrance to Central Park's Conservatory Gardens at 104th and Fifth.

*You MUST watch the video!!** Belcourt, Newport-Incredible restoration of a Gilded Age mansion.

Gilded Age - restored mansion edition.

*You MUST watch the video!!** Belcourt, Newport-Incredible restoration of a Gilded Age mansion.

The Gilded Age Era: The Astor Double Mansion on Fifth Avenue: the stairwell down which Mrs Caroline Astor fell

The Gilded Age Era: The Astor Double Mansion on Fifth Avenue: the stairwell down which Mrs Caroline Astor fell

America's Gilded Age era - "Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manuel of Politeness", originally published in, c.1872. Authored by, Florence Hartley. Publisher: Lee & Shepard, New York. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: Hesperus Press)

America's Gilded Age era - "Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manuel of Politeness", originally published in, c.1872. Authored by, Florence Hartley. Publisher: Lee & Shepard, New York. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: Hesperus Press)

Chicago's Greatest Surviving Gilded Age Mansions (Chicago Pin of the Day, 12/20/2015).

Chicago's Greatest Surviving Gilded Age Mansions, Mapped

Chicago's Greatest Surviving Gilded Age Mansions (Chicago Pin of the Day, 12/20/2015).

In 1895 there were 300 live hummingbirds  hovering around an indoor fountain in honor of the Duke of Marlborough's visit to the Vanderbilt's  $11 million Marble House in Newport, RI.

In 1895 there were 300 live hummingbirds hovering around an indoor fountain in honor of the Duke of Marlborough's visit to the Vanderbilt's $11 million Marble House in Newport, RI.

Gilded Age era, in NYC. Head waiter at Sherry's Restaurant, c.1902. A popular eatery for the "400", high society of the era. ~ {cwl}

Gilded Age era, in NYC. Head waiter at Sherry's Restaurant, c.1902. A popular eatery for the "400", high society of the era. ~ {cwl}

Gateway to The Breakers, the Gilded Age summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II - Photo by wallg on flickr

Gateway to The Breakers, the Gilded Age summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II - Photo by wallg on flickr

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