The Breakers (left) - built in 1895 for the Vanderbilts
It's about 120,000 square feet
Marble House (right) - built in 1890 for William K. Vanderbilt
Photos date: Sept. 15, 2004
We visited The Breakers, Marble House, and the Stables for the Breakers mansion.
The Cliff Walk -- a shoreline walk, on the peripherary of the mansions, is fairly easy going giving you spectacular views in every direction
The Breakers - yet another view from the inside towards the Atlantic.
The Breakers - (left image) side view as we walked the lawn outside this cottage.
The Breakers - (right image) some of the incredible detail on the New York limestone exterior.
Breakers from the back - Cindy took this picture of me with a wide-angle lens so you can see the scale of this property.
Breakers art detail - no detail is too fine for this magnificent house.
Breakers from the Cliff Walk. What a wonderful setting!
Marble House from its backyard.
The Path to riches?
More from the The Cliff Walk -- shoreline views to the Atlantic.
Astors' Beechwood Mansionfrom Bellevue Ave. as we walked on by. Built in 1851 and renovated by Caroline Astor in 1882.
The Astors' Mansion home page, "Where American Society Began".
All photos (c) Copyright 2004 by Ken Papai
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