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

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 1900

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.

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

Home of William Kissam Vanderbilt at and Designed by Richard Morris Hunt. Influenced stylistically by Paris's Hôtel de Cluny.

Bronze door entrance to the American Gilded Age - NYC mansion of, socialite William Henry Vanderbilt. It was located at, 640-642 Fifth Ave. ~  {cwlyons} ~ (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 double mansions of William H. Vanderbilt and family between 51st and 52nd Streets on the west side of Fifth Avenue, completed in 1881. On the next block is the limestone mansion of William K. and Alva Vanderbilt. The brownstones beyond were soon replaced with three more Vanderbilt houses. (New York Social Diary)

The double mansions of William H. Vanderbilt and family between and Streets on the west side of Fifth Avenue, completed in 1881

Herter Brothers (1864–1906). Console from the drawing room of the William H. Vanderbilt House, 1879-82. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Jan and Warren Adelson, 2013 (2013.956a, b) | This work is featured in the “Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age” exhibition, on view through May 1, 2016. #GildedAgeFurniture

Herter Brothers console from the drawing room of William H. Vanderbilt House The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Jan and Warren Adelson, 2013 b). This work was featured in the Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age exhibition through May

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.

W.K Vanderbilt House, Manhattan

W.K Vanderbilt House, Manhattan

Herter Brothers AN IMPORTANT SIDE CHAIR FROM THE DINING ROOM OF THE WILLIAM H. VANDERBILT HOUSE, NEW YORK stamped 137 carved oak, brass and parcel-gilt and embossed leather upholstery 34 3/4  x 17 1/2  x 18 1/2  in. (88.3 x 44.5 x 47 cm) circa 1881-1882.

Herter Brothers AN IMPORTANT SIDE CHAIR FROM THE DINING ROOM OF THE WILLIAM H. VANDERBILT HOUSE, NEW YORK stamped 137 carved oak, brass and parcel-gilt and embossed leather upholstery 34 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (88.3 x 44.5 x 47 cm) circa 1881-1882.

5th Avenue and 59th Street, Cornelius Vanderbilt House - Museum of the City of New York

The NewYorkologist: Vanderbilt Mansion at Fifth Avenue and Street, New York, 1900 In the summer of 1961 this mansion was used to process Hungarian Refugees who were escaping a revolution in their country.

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