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8 Lost Gems of New York's Gilded Age & What Replaced Them

Article via, Curbed NY, "Eight Lost Gems of New York's Gilded Age, and What Replaced Them." ~~ {cwl}

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Handsome photograph, in NYC, of Gilded Age Society member, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, c.1915. The same year he perished, when he boarded the Lusitania, that was torpedoed by a German U-boat in c.1915. ~ {cwl}

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Photo of: John Pierpont Morgan Jr. (1867-1943) Son of J.P. Morgan, who took over his father's business interests, after Morgan Sr. passed away ~ Morgan Jr. like his father, was a captain of finance and industry, and a philanthropist, during NYC's Gilded Age era, and beyond. ~ {cwl}

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Andrew Carnegie secretly purchased the land for his mansion in c.1898 during NYC's Gilded Age. Built in c.1903. Carnegie's UES mansion at 91st and 5th, is now the location for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.

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