Cornelius Vanderbilt II mansion (demolished) formerly at 1 West St, New York City. Architects George B Post and Richard Morris Hunt. Built 1882 with substantial 1894 addition. Demolished Vintage b&w photo.
After George Jay Gould Gilded Age tycoon, married actress Edith Kingdon, against his mother's wishes, his loathed financier/doting father, gave the young married couple this mansion on the northeast corner of Fifth Avenue and Street in
In Charles Lewis Tiffany, a founder and principal owner of NY's preeminent jewelry dealer Tiffany & Company, engaged the new partnership of McKim, Mead & White to design his unique residence on Madison Ave.
Henry Adams: Great Houses of New York: Louis Tiffany's Treasure Trove
Historic seven-story Beaux Arts mansion across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art bought from relatives of Doris Duke for 40 million in The mansion, built in has a penthouse duplex on top, 12 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, and 11 wood-burning fireplaces.