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.
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.
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,
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.