This magnificent home was demolished in 1927 and today the site is occupied by the Bergdorf Goodman department store. The only remnant of the mansion are its magnificent gates, which today provide the entrance to Central Park's Conservatory Gardens at 104th and Fifth.

This magnificent home was demolished in 1927 and today the site is occupied by the Bergdorf Goodman department store. The only remnant of the mansion are its magnificent gates, which today provide the entrance to Central Park's Conservatory Gardens at 104th and Fifth.

America's Gilded Age era - Ladies Book of Etiquette, c.1872. Authored by, Florence Hartley.  Lee & Shepard, publisher's - New York. ~~ {cwl} ~~ (Image: Hesperus Press)

America's Gilded Age era - Ladies Book of Etiquette, c.1872. Authored by, Florence Hartley. Lee & Shepard, publisher's - New York. ~~ {cwl} ~~ (Image: Hesperus Press)

Infographic | Vanderbilts Explained | Famous American Families | Gilded Age | #american #history #people

Infographic | Vanderbilts Explained | Famous American Families | Gilded Age | #american #history #people

A great street scene view of, New York City, c.1905. American Gilded Age era pedestrians, walking in front of, Best and Company - Lilliputian Bazaar. Which was located at: West 23rd, St., NYC. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: librar-y tumblr)

A great street scene view of, New York City, c.1905. American Gilded Age era pedestrians, walking in front of, Best and Company - Lilliputian Bazaar. Which was located at: West 23rd, St., NYC. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: librar-y tumblr)

The Gilded Age Era: The Astor Double Mansion on Fifth Avenue: the stairwell down which Mrs Caroline Astor fell

The Gilded Age Era: The Astor Double Mansion on Fifth Avenue: the stairwell down which Mrs Caroline Astor fell

Jacob Riis book with photographs, "How the Other Half Lives", exposed the abysmal life of NYC’s immigrant tenement dwellers, during the Gilded Age. {cwl}

Jacob Riis book with photographs, "How the Other Half Lives", exposed the abysmal life of NYC’s immigrant tenement dwellers, during the Gilded Age. {cwl}

Sept. 15th, 1888 Pullman Car, Railroad. Transportation by rail for Gilded Age NYC to Chicago Line ~ dinner  "Continental" menu.

Sept. 15th, 1888 Pullman Car, Railroad. Transportation by rail for Gilded Age NYC to Chicago Line ~ dinner "Continental" menu.

Circa 1880.  Interior of Helmbold's Drug Store, New York City Nothing to do with clothes just love the interior!!

Circa 1880. Interior of Helmbold's Drug Store, New York City Nothing to do with clothes just love the interior!!

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