“Vanderbilt Row,” Fifth Avenue looking north from 51st Street, photographed by the Byron Company (includes William H. Vanderbilt [left and center, two similar side-by-side houses] and William K. Vanderbilt houses [right uptown house]).
640 Fifth Ave. | The Great Hall in the Vanderbilt townhouse New York City. At center is the 9-foot malachite vase given by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia to Count Nicholas Demidoff, and acquired by William Henry Vanderbilt for this house in 1880.
Living room of a six-level house on 69th Street. The house has seven bedrooms and its interior is inspired by the Palace of Versailles, the castles of Italy and even a media room based on the owner's favorite movie-theater in Queens, New Yok.