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Film buffs are familiar with the house as that of Gatsby’s in the Robert Redford-Mia Farrow film version of Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.” Called Rosecliff, it was designed and built between 1899 and 1902 by Stanford White of McKim, Mead & White
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.
The Elms is one of the Newport, RI summer houses. Edward Julius Berwind made his fortune in the Pennsylvania coal industry. Mr. & Mrs. Berwind commissioned Philadelphia architect Horce Trumbauer to design a house modeled after the mid-18th century French chateau d'Asnieres outside Paris. It was completed in 1901. It's now open to the public thanks to the great work of the Preservation Society of Newport County.