Residence of Cornelius Vanderbilt II
- Residence of Cornelius Vanderbilt II
- Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photographs Collection
- Post, George Browne (American architect, 1837-1913)
- Creation Date:
- ca. 1883-ca. 1895 (photograph)
- New York, New York, United States
- United States
- ID Number:
- Accession Number:
- Collection Number:
- File Name:
- albumen prints
Gables (Architectural elements)
Cornelius Vanderbilt Mansion, Manhattan, New York
- 15.5575 x 19.685 (centimeters)
- Cornelius Vanderbilt II commissioned architect George B. Post to build a massive, French Château-style mansion on Fifth Avenue, between 57th and 58th Streets, in Manhattan. Post consulted with Richard Morris Hunt, who built other mansions for the Vanderbilt family. The building was e nlarged and redesigned in 1894, and demolished in 1927. It was replaced the following year with the Bergdorf Goodman department store.
- Data from: A.D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library
- Cite As:
- Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photograph Collection, #15-5-3090. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
- Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
- Archival Collection:
- Andrew Dickson White architectural photograph collection
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