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

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

640 Fifth Ave | New York, NY. Then the residence of Frederick W. Vanderbilt (c. 1905).

640 Fifth Ave | New York, NY. Then the residence of Frederick W. Vanderbilt (c. 1905).

Virginia Fair Vanderbilt House | New York, NY. Construction (1905-1907) underway on the residence of Mr. & Mrs. W. K. Vanderbilt, Jr. at 666 Fifth Ave. On the left, Mr. W. K. Vanderbilt's "Petit Chateau."

Virginia Fair Vanderbilt House | New York, NY. Construction (1905-1907) underway on the residence of Mr. & Mrs. W. K. Vanderbilt, Jr. at 666 Fifth Ave. On the left, Mr. W. K. Vanderbilt's "Petit Chateau."

Once the home of Frederick Vanderbilt, (It now houses the Versace store). The only Vanderbilt house on Fifth Avenue between 51st and 58th Streets that is still standing.  All the others have been demolished.

Once the home of Frederick Vanderbilt, (It now houses the Versace store). The only Vanderbilt house on Fifth Avenue between 51st and 58th Streets that is still standing. All the others have been demolished.

Vanderbilt Mansion Rhode island, click on the image to read a history of the Vanderbilt family

Vanderbilt Mansion Rhode island, click on the image to read a history of the Vanderbilt family

The double mansions of William H. Vanderbilt and family between 51st and 52nd Streets on the west side of Fifth Avenue, completed in 1881. On the next block is the limestone mansion of William K. and Alva Vanderbilt. The brownstones beyond were soon replaced with three more Vanderbilt houses. (New York Social Diary)

The double mansions of William H. Vanderbilt and family between 51st and 52nd Streets on the west side of Fifth Avenue, completed in 1881. On the next block is the limestone mansion of William K. and Alva Vanderbilt. The brownstones beyond were soon replaced with three more Vanderbilt houses. (New York Social Diary)

The Cornelius Vanderbilt Mansion at 1 W57th St. built 1882 and demolished in 1927. Now the site of Bergdorf Goodman.

The Cornelius Vanderbilt Mansion at 1 W57th St. built 1882 and demolished in 1927. Now the site of Bergdorf Goodman.

Vanderbilt Houses - New York, NY

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