The Breakers: A Vanderbilt Mansion

2014-03-14T06:41:00+00:00March 14th, 2014|

The Breakers is by far the most famous mansion in Newport.  If you only see one mansion while visiting, most will choose the Breakers.  Today, this giant "palace" measures 250 feet by 150 feet and contains 70 rooms, over four floors. Millions of visitors have [...]


2013-08-31T15:17:46+00:00August 31st, 2013|

Since it's completion in 1852, Chateau-sur-Mer has undergone a major transformation.  Chateau-sur-Mer was first built by Seth Bradford, for William Shepard Wetmore, as a romantic Italianate villa.  Wetmore wanted something a little more than the ordinary summer home and therefore had his made of rough-cut, [...]

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