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The Cornelius Vanderbilts of the Breakers

Armin B. Allen

The Cornelius Vanderbilts of the Breakers

A family retrospective [exhibition] May 27-October 1, 1995

by Armin B. Allen

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Published by Preservation Society of Newport County .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art collections,
  • Breakers (Newport, R.I.),
  • Family,
  • Vanderbilt family,
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11730562M
    ISBN 100964688808
    ISBN 109780964688803
    OCLC/WorldCa34146235

      The Breakers: Cornelius Vanderbilt ' s Summer Cottage - See 5, traveler reviews, 3, candid photos, and great deals for Newport, RI, at :// The Breakers (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) It was January 4, and the world’s richest man had just died. Cornelius “The Commodore” Vanderbilt had amassed a fortune of over $ million over the course of his lifetime as a railroad/transportation ://

    The mansion cost $11 million (equivalent to $ million in ; $ million in Gold-dollar equivalence ( $20 Double Eagle)) of which $7 million was spent on , cubic feet (14, m³) of marble. Vanderbilt's older brother Cornelius Vanderbilt II subsequently built the largest of the Newport cottages, The Breakers, between and   The Breakers is the grandest of Newport's summer “cottages” and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn-of-the-century America. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt () established the family fortune during the 19th century, investing in resource.

      The Breakers was named for the water breaking on the shore line it was built on. My favorite area I think is the great hall in the entryway. It is so impressive to see the second floor with the marble columns that go all :// Take A Photo Tour of The Breakers | Newport Mansions If you explore one historic mansion during your visit to Newport, Rhode Island, make it The Breakers. This incredible mansion, built by Cornelius Vanderbilt II (heir to the Vanderbilt fortune), is often called the epitome of the Gilded ://


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The Cornelius Vanderbilts of the Breakers by Armin B. Allen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Speculation and palace intrigue aside, a former Preservation Society employee, who, according to Town & Country worked on the Breakers archives for the past seven years, recently posted a series of photos from the contested living space on Instagram, offering the public a first glimpse at what the eight-room apartment looks like :// The Breakers, Part Deux.

After his beautiful Newport summer house burned down in an unexpected fire, Cornelius Vanderbilt II wasted no time in gathering a team to rebuild the property. He enlisted the help of renowned architect Richard Morris Hunt, who’s also responsible for the Biltmore Estate, to rebuild The Breakers at 44 Ochre Point :// The Cornelius Vanderbilts of the Breakers: A family retrospective [exhibition] May October 1, [Allen, Armin B] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Cornelius Vanderbilts of the Breakers: A family retrospective [exhibition] May October 1,   The grandest of Newport's famous "cottages," The Breakers was the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, built in in the Italian Renaissance style.

/celebrity-homes/g/vanderbilt-family-homes. Gladys and Paul Szápáry will no longer occupy a third-floor apartment of the Breakers, the Gilded Age mansion built by their great-grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt ://   The Breakers.

Cornelius Vanderbilt II was the eldest son of William Vanderbilt, and was said to be the Commodore’s favorite grandson. Cornelius developed the reputation of being a scrupulous and hard-working banker, traits which were heartily approved by his grandfather, who left him $5 I just finished reading Murder at the Breakers by Alyssa Maxwell.

It is the first book in the Gilded Newport Mystery series. Murder at the Breakers is an historical cozy mystery. It is August of in Newport, Rhode Island.

Emmaline Emma Cross lives at Gull Manor which she inherited from her Great Aunt ://   The Vanderbilt family is an American family of Dutch origin who gained prominence during the Gilded success began with the shipping and railroad empires of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and the family expanded into various other areas of industry and ius Vanderbilt's descendants went on to build grand mansions on Fifth Avenue in New York City; luxurious "summer Books shelved as vanderbilts: A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts by Therese Anne Fowler, Consuelo and Alva Vanderbilt: The Story of a Daugh The Breakers Stable & Carriage House is located approximately a half-mile west of the house, on Coggeshall Avenue.

Completed init is feet deep and feet wide, U-shaped with a carriage house in the center. The stable functioned as follows. There were two ways carriages were requested: Mrs. Vanderbilt sent a day-book down every The Breakers was owned by Cornelius Vanderbilt's other grandson, Cornelius Vanderbilt II.

Visit Rhode Island in New England -- a short drive from Boston. See the Newport mansions, sail on a schooner, or get away from it all on Block :// William H.

Vanderbilt’s children, including Cornelius, had done little to grow the family fortune, but excelled at spending it, particularly on lavish mansions in New York and summer houses such as The Breakers, Marble House, and the Biltmore Get this from a library.

The Cornelius Vanderbilts of the Breakers: a family retrospective [exhibition] May October 1, [Armin B Allen; Preservation Society of   Back to Murder at the Breakers: If you’ve read a lot of mysteries, you’ll know “whodunnit” pretty quickly.

Readers become wise to authors describing the physical prowess of a character early on in the book. It’s a dead give-away as to whom the killer is. Still, it’s a   Editor’s note: Gloria Vanderbilt died on Jat the age of Here is a look at her family's famous fortune, and how they largely squandered it.

The Vanderbilts' lavish homes Cornelius Vanderbilt 11 mansion, The Breakers: Bedroom of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, design for window wall.

~ {cwl} ~ (Image: The MET Museum) Edith Wharton published her first book at age 35 in The Decoration of Houses (hereafter DH), co-written with Ogden Codman ://   InThe Breakers opened to the public when Countess Szapary (Cornelius Vanderbilt's great-grandaughter) leased the estate to the Preservation Society of Peabody and Stearns, Architects, Boston, were engaged to design the original "Breakers" for Pierre Lorillard.

Inhe built a wharf for his steam yacht, Lurline. After purchasing the estate inCornelius Vanderbilt made alterations to the estate and employed Peabody and Stearns to design the "Cottage" which was erected in by "Murder at the Breakers" is the first in the series, and the author does improve significantly between the first book and the third.

I plan to continue and read the other books. Character development, plotting, and editing were all somewhat below my standard in this book, but the author improves in all three areas, so I would encourage readers  › Books › Literature & Fiction › Genre Fiction.

One soon learns, and then takes for granted, that Newport is seemingly at the epicenter, in an understated way, of many newsworthy events. Case in point Tuesday night, in a filled-to-capacity gilded Newport ballroom, more than movie-goers enjoyed a highly sought-after ticket: the HBO Films Production preview of Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper which screened at.

Vanderbilt family, one of the wealthiest and most prominent families in the United third generation of Vanderbilts—following Cornelius and William Henry Vanderbilt—was led by three of William Henry’s four sons: Cornelius (–99), William Kissam (–), and George Washington (–).

Of the three, Cornelius was by far the most devoted to furthering the family   The townhouse, occupying the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, was constructed for Cornelius Vanderbilt II, eldest grandson of the Commodore, Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of the family fortune, in The ground level contained a drawing room, dining room (which doubled as the art gallery), and a reception room.

The second floor housed a salon, a music room and a   Alice Vanderbilt’s rivalry with sister-in-law Alva was said to be behind the construction of The Breakers between The Cottage, as the Vanderbilts called the Italian Renaissance palace built on a thirteen-acre Newport coastal estate, cost $7 million to build and is now a museum thought the family still retains apartments on the third