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Vanderbilt Houses | Fifth Ave, NYC (circa 1901s) looking north from 51st. Brown buildings are residences built for William H. Vanderbilt's family and two of his daughters; the lighter colored building is W. K. Vanderbilt's Petit Chateau and beyond that are the towers of St. Thomas Church and Fifth Ave Presbyterian Church.

Hudson River Railroad Station, with a View of Manhattan College, ca. 1860–70. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps, and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954 (54.90.159) #newyork #nyc

Lighting in 1890's New york city | New York City NYC Manhattan Park Row 1890's | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Twin Mansions | William H. Vanderbilt Residences. Twin Brown Buildings -- 3 residences total -- 640 & 642 Fifth Ave, and 2 West 52nd St., NYC. Designed by John Butler Snook as homes for Mr. and Mrs. William H. Vanderbilt I and daughters Emily Vanderbilt [Mrs. William Douglas] Sloane and Margaret Vanderbilt [Mrs. Elliott Fitch] Shepard. 640 Fifth Ave. was later the residence of Capt. and Mrs. [Grace Wilson] Cornelius Vanderbilt III.