More articles about: Gilded Age

The nine-bedroom home, which was once owned by Louis Comfort Tiffany's daughter, is on the market for nearly $60 million.
Located on a quiet block of the Upper East Side, this six-floor, nine-bedroom townhouse previously owned by Mary Tiffany, daughter of Art Nouveau stained-glass master Louis Comfort Tiffany, is now on the market for $59.5 million. Scroll down for a look inside.Its facade ...
The Vanderbilt heirs are officially out, and an archivist posted a series of photographs documenting their former third-floor home at the Gilded Age mansion on Instagram today.
In January, Town & Country questioned whether the Vanderbilt heirs who occupied the third-floor apartment of the Breakers were being forced out because they publicly opposed the plan for a welcome center on the grounds. As of March 30, the two great-children of Cornelius Vanderbilt ...
Get a peek into how Henry Clay Frick lived a century ago.
Gilded Age industrialist Henry Clay Frick commissioned the architectural firm Carrère and Hastings to build his New York City mansion in 1913. Frick died in 1919 and willed the home and its contents as a public museum, but his widow Adelaide continued ...
Get an exclusive sneak peek inside the world of the 19th century's wealthiest families.
It's not uncommon to hear the modern era referred to as the "second gilded age." Current economic inequity harkens back to the turn of the 20th century, when titans of industry like Andrew Carnegie and J.P. Morgan controlled not only the majority ...
Gladys and Paul Szápáry will no longer occupy a third-floor apartment in The Breakers, built by their great-grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt II. Some say the move is payback for their opposition to a welcome center on the grounds.
When Paul Szápáry invited a girlfriend to his summer home in Newport as a young man, he told her he lived in a big house to prepare her for the fact that the "big house" was the Breakers, the 70-room Gilded Age ...
The Fifth Avenue residence built in 1905 and previously owned by a Vanderbilt is on the market for $50 million.
The last of Manhattan's Gilded Age mansions could be yours—for $50 million.As the New York Post first reported, the six-story Beaux Arts limestone townhouse once owned by the granddaughter of railroad baron Cornelius Vanderbilt is on the market for the first time ...
A 2,000-year-old artifact found during its construction is now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
When construction crews were building an 18,000-square-foot mansion on the former site of a 20th-century castle in Tarrytown, New York in 2015, they happened upon an unusual artifact: a 2,000-year-old Roman tombstone that is now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum ...