Description The 50-room Classical-style mansion was built in 1898 by Frederick William Vanderbilt, a grandson of 'Commodore' Cornelius Vanderbilt-the shipping and railroad magnate and richest man in America during his lifetime. One of eight heirs to his family's fortune, Frederick purchased the property in 1895 and hired Charles McKim (of McKim, Mead and White, then the country's leading architecture firm) to fashion a 'country house' in which the family could entertain guests during the spring and fall. Vanderbilt also used the property as a 'gentleman's farm,' often spending hours among its gardens and specimen trees.The limestone faade features columns on all four sides. Stanford White created most of the interiors, which are intact and include an antique carved and painted Venetian ceiling, 15th-century Flemish tapestries, Ming vases, Renaissance chairs, and 16th-century Florentine chests.Landscaped grounds feature a formal terraced garden, expansive lawns, carriage roads, and a three-mile-long riverside hiking trail.Photographed in Hyde Park, New York, USA. Composed in Photoshop
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