Probably my most favorite house that ever existed in New York, then or since.  660 Fifth Avenue, the home of William K. and Alva Vanderbilt.

Looking back at Manhattan's lost Gilded Age mansions

Bronze door entrance, to the William Henry Vanderbilt - American Gilded Age era - NYC mansion. It was located at, 640-642 Fifth Ave. ~ {cwl} ~ (Original image from: "Mr. Vanderbilt's House and Collection", c.1883).

Entrance and bronze doors, from the William Henry Vanderbilt - Gilded Age, NYC mansion. ~ Original image from: "Mr. Vanderbilt's House and Collection", ~~ {cwl}

The William H. Vanderbilt Family at home (oil on canvas, 1873) pictured in the Vanderbilt house on 40th Street and Fifth Avenue (now part of The New York Public Library). Florence Vanderbilt (later Twombly), then age 19, is fifth from the left, wearing yellow.

Vanderbilt Family at home (oil on canvas, pictured in the Vanderbilt house on Street and Fifth Avenue (now part of The New York Public Library). Florence Vanderbilt (later Twombly), then age is fifth from the left, wearing yellow.

Cornelius Vanderbilt House 1900

The Gilded Age Era: The Cornelius & Alice Vanderbilt II Mansion, New York City. The Vanderbilt's Kept Their Original Entrance And Used The Porte Cochered Entrance For Formal Events.

William K. Vanderbilt house, 1882, designed by Richard Morris Hunt, at 52nd and Fifth Avenue; photographed by Robert Bracklow circa 1900.

William K. Vanderbilt house, designed by Richard Morris Hunt, at and Fifth Avenue; photographed by Robert Bracklow circa Photo by Courtesy of The Museum of the City of New York/The Monacelli Press

The Vanderbilt Houses, Fifth Avenue, New York  19th century

William Henry Vanderbilt, I Margaret Vanderbilt [Mrs. William Douglas] Sloane 3 Townhouses ["The Triple Palace"] 640 & 642 Avenue and 2 West Street, New York, NY John Butler Snook, Architect

vanderbilt 5th avenue homes picture | Grand Salon, Cornelius Vanderbilt II house, 1894, at Fifth Avenue and ...

Gilded Age Drawing room, of the William H. Vanderbilt mansion, at and Fifth Avenue, NYC.

William H. Vanderbilt House (twin Vanderbilt Houses) 5th Avenue and 51st Street.]Museum of the City of New York

[The Vanderbilt House on Fifth Avenue.] - The William Henry Vanderbilt residence at Avenue and Street.

660 Fifth Avenue - "Petit Chateau" o.) William K. Vanderbilt b.)1878 a.) Richard Morris Hunt s.) French Renaissance & Gothic [Demolished 1926; Today is Zara]

A Guide to the Gilded Age Mansions of 5th Avenue's Millionaire Row

William K Vanderbilt Mansion (demolished) formerly at 660 Ave New York City. Architect: Richard Morris Hunt Built 1882 Demolished 1926 photo from the Detroit Publishing collection from the Library of Congress

The Decorator and Furnisher (1 May 1888) The Vanderbilt Houses

The Vanderbilt Houses : Free Download & Streaming

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