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Daytonian in Manhattan~ The 1900 William Jay Schieffelin House, No.

The Astor Double Mansion Overlooking Central Park On a sunny, June day while in Newport Mrs. Caroline Astor offered her friend, .

Mansion of Charles Schwab, president of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, on Fifth Avenue in New York City. It occupied an entire city block. Meanwhile, Bethlehem Steel's factories were death traps for many workers.

With his business interests booming, Senator William A. Clark decided to move his business empire to New York City. Upon arriving, Clark .

Huntington mansion on Fifth Avenue. It was built by George B Post for Huntington and his wife, Arabella. The fortress was one of the largest homes in New York City, second only to it's neighbor, The Cornelius Vanderbilt II mansion.

NYC's stunning historical Fifth Avenue mansions (1890s

In millionaire George Vanderbilt purchased a large lot, formerly occupied by the Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum, that was diagonally .

In 1915 the wealthy widow Lizzie Nichols kept mainly to herself. She had grown to an ample 250 pounds and was still recovering from her.

In 1914 millionaire Arthur Curtiss James commissioned the architectural firm of Allen & Collens of Boston to design a large mansion on.

1884 Ogden Goelet Mansion, of the Gilded Age in NYC. Location: 608 Fifth Avenue. Gilded age is a term from Mark Twain book A Tale of Today from The book satirized an era of serious social problems masked by a thin gold gilding.

The Cornelius Vanderbilt II Mansion, New York City. You can see The Plaza Hotel rising just behind it.

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