The Breakers, Rhode Island, United States. Built for the Vanderbilt family between 1893 to 1895 by the architect Richard Morris Hunt. Situated on cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Probably one of the most extravagant houses built during the 19th century.
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, AZ, USA / Built in 1904 for two Riordan families, Riordan Mansion is an impressive reminder of gracious living in a small, territorial logging town. The historic building is an Arizona treasure — a remarkable example of Arts and Crafts style architecture featuring a rustic exterior of log-slab siding, volcanic stone arches, and hand-split wooden shingles.