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The Elms, Newport, RI

The Elms, Newport, RI

Marble House, completed in 1892 for Alva Vanderbilt . http://www.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303997604579238581261603314#7

At the Marble House, completed in 1892 for Alva Vanderbilt, a giant ball of white poinsettias greets visitors this season. - The Luxury Game

Chateau-sur-Mer is the first of the grand Bellevue Avenue mansions of the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island, completed in 1852 for William Shepard Wetmore, a merchant in the China trade. Mr. Wetmore died in 1862, leaving the bulk of his fortune to his son, George Peabody Wetmore. George married Edith Keteltas in 1869. During the 1870s, the Wetmores departed on an extended trip to Europe, leaving architect Richard Morris Hunt to remodel & redecorate the house in the Second Empire style.

Chateau-sur-Mer is the first of the grand Bellevue Avenue mansions of the Gilded Age mansions in Newport, Rhode Island. Chateau-sur-Mer was completed in 1852 as a French villa for William Shepard Wetmore,

Rosecliff - 8.30.07: The Adventures of Tessie | New York Social Diary

Rosecliff - one of the fabulous guilded age mansions open for public tours in Newport RI

Gold Room

Marble House is a Gilded Age mansion in Newport, Rhode Island, now open to the public as a museum run by the Newport Preservation Society.

The Breakers | Cornelius Vanderbilt II, Newport, RI. Pictured: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's room features French furnishings selected by the decorator Ogden Codman and portraits of Mrs. Whitney and her daughter.

The Gilded Age mansion of Cornelius Vanderbilt 11 and wife Alice. The Breakers Newport RI. ~ Shown here the bedroom of their second daughter - Gertrude Vanderbilt, (her later married last name, Whitney). ~~ {cwl} ~~ (Image via: New York Social Diary)

The Breakers - Loggia

Lower Loggia in The Breakers (Newport, RI) featuring incredible mosaic work. I have visited this place many times.