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1885 - 1925: Beaux Arts The same Beaux Arts styling used for palaces and imposing public buildings found its way into grand mansions for the very wealthy. Beaux Art, Rhode Islands, Newport Mansions, Gild Age, Marbles House, Marble House, Newport Ri, Vanderbilt Marbles, Architecture
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The Breakers is the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and was built as the Newport summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II. The 70-room mansion has approximately 65,000 sq ft (6,000 m2) of living space and was constructed between 1893 and 1895 at a cost of more than Twelve million dollars approximately Three hundred thirty five million in todays dollars.
Morning Room in The Breakers (Newport, RI) ~~~ Moderately obsessed with "the Breakers", a Newport, RI mansion built by the Vanderbilts in the gilded age.