Title: Central Park - Belvedere Castle and Park Visitors Subject: Parks Subject: Parks--Central Park Subject: Belvedere Castle Description: Victorian men and women enjoying the view from Belvedere Castle, perhaps soon after its construction in 1870.
In 1899 Cornelius died and his wife Alice Gwynne received a $7 million trust fund, the New York City Mansion and the Breakers cottage in Newport. For years alice resided gloomily in her two homes. wearing nothing but black and pearls To run the 137 room Mansion in New York City took 37 servants, In 1925 Alice sold the home for $7 million dollars to Bergdorf-Goodman which demolished it and built a department store which still occupies the spot today.
Lost Landmarks Project Returns to Show the History of Grand Central Terminal... The second of the Lost Landmarks series by Matt Felson. The custom binocular viewers will show how the famous Grand Central Terminal looked in a previous era.