Stanford White, brilliant architect and notorious debaucher who was shot by his ex-lover's jealous husband.

Architect Stanford White, repeatedly described as the kindest of men, lost his life thanks to befriending showgirl Evelyn Nesbit, whom his close friend, sculptor Augustin Saint-Gaudens described as having the face of an angel and the heart of a snake.

Film buffs are familiar with the house as that of Gatsby’s in the Robert Redford-Mia Farrow film version of Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.” Called Rosecliff, it was designed and built between 1899 and 1902 by Stanford White of McKim, Mead & White

"The Sweetheart Staircase" (aka Grand Staricase) Rosecliff, Newport, Rhode Island - Built 1899 - Now owned by the Preservation Society of Newport County

Blank studied the original Ogden Mills pantry designed by Stanford White. (Photo: Jonathan Wallen)

Re-creating a Stanford White Pantry

Now we're talking - a designer pantry! Blank studied the original Ogden Mills pantry designed by Stanford White.

This is the original portrait of Evelyn Nesbit, the original femme fatale. Try doing a Goggle search on her name for some fascinating reading about a scandal and murder surrounding this young chorus girl turned artist's model.

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Murder on the Roof – Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, and the Trial of the Century

Murder at Madison Square Garden: Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, and Harry Kendall Thaw Made Headlines in 1906

Rosecliff in Newport, Rhode Island

Rosecliff, built is one of the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, Rhode Island. It was built by Theresa Fair Oelrichs, a silver heiress from Nevada, whose father James Graham Fair was one of the four partners in the Comstock Lode.

Stanford White Mansionn Harkness House NYC

The Stanford White Mansion is located at 973 Fifth Avenue in New York City, NY. It is one of the last homes designed by famed architect Stanford White. The grand Italian Renaissance Palazzo style mansion,

Daytonian in Manhattan: Stanford Whites 1893 The Metropolitan Club

Daytonian in Manhattan: Stanford White's 1893 "The Metropolitan Club" The Billard Room in 1896

Evelyn Nesbit - the original Gibson Girl

Murder on the Roof – Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, and the Trial of the Century

Florence Evelyn Nesbit (December 1884 – January known professionally as Evelyn Nesbit, was a popular American chorus girl and artists’ model whose liaison with renowned architect Stanford White immortalized her as "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing.

Where architect Stanford White was shot; the original Madison Square Garden (during demolition, 1925) NYC

Daytonian in Manhattan: Stanford White's Lost 1900 Madison Square Garden The roof garden during demolition 1925

DC's Stanford White-Designed Patterson Mansion Asks $26M - House of the Day - Curbed National

DC's Stanford White-Designed Patterson Mansion Asks $26M

- Patterson Mansion Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC 20036 - A beautiful example of Beaux Arts architecture in Washington DC

Turn of the Century Stanford White Frame | From a unique collection of antique and modern picture frames at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/picture-frames/

Turn of the Century Stanford White Frame

Evelyn Nesbit, the beautiful artists' model and chorus girl over whom famed architect Stanford White lost his life. KA

* Florence Evelyn Nesbit, the beautiful Artists' Model and Chorus Girl over whom famed architect "Stanford White" lost his life.

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