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.

Looking back at Manhattan's lost Gilded Age mansions

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.

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

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

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)

*You MUST watch the video!!** Belcourt, Newport-Incredible restoration of a Gilded Age mansion.

Gilded Age - restored mansion edition.

*You MUST watch the video!!** Belcourt, Newport-Incredible restoration of a Gilded Age mansion.

Slum Life In New York City During the Nineteenth Century's Gilded Age -- Bohemian cigar makers at work in their tenement

Slum Life In New York City During the Nineteenth Century's Gilded Age

Slum Life In New York City During the Nineteenth Century's Gilded Age -- Bohemian cigar makers at work in their tenement

An American Gilded Age view of: pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages, located on Fifth Avenue, in front of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, c.1905. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: MCNY)

An American Gilded Age view of: pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages, located on Fifth Avenue, in front of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, c.1905. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: MCNY)

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!!

Chicago's Greatest Surviving Gilded Age Mansions, Mapped

Chicago's Greatest Surviving Gilded Age Mansions, Mapped

Chicago's Greatest Surviving Gilded Age Mansions (Chicago Pin of the Day,

Bronze metallic hair accessories with gilded butterflies and Swarovski crystals and pearls. Luxurious statement headpieces for couture weddings, by The Honeycomb: http://thehoneycombshop.com/product-category/gilded-age/

Bronze metallic hair accessories with gilded butterflies and Swarovski crystals and pearls. Luxurious statement headpieces for couture weddings, by The Honeycomb: http://thehoneycombshop.com/product-category/gilded-age/

How the Other Half Lived During Gilded Age 1.0 -- NYMag

How the Other Half Lived During NYC’s Last Gilded Age

How the Other Half Lived During Gilded Age 1.0 -- NYMag

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

Unseen images from the Gilded Age of New York: Book opens doors to the mansions and lifestyles of the city's first millionaires (click through for more photos)

Gilded New York - the style of the wealthiest 19th century New Yorkers

Unseen images from the Gilded Age of New York: Book opens doors to the mansions and lifestyles of the city's first millionaires (click through for more photos)

Worth Evening Dress, circa 1894, black satin with cut velvet motifs and rhinestone details, trimmed with Chantilly lace. Via Museum of the City of New York.

Worth Evening Dress, circa 1894, black satin with cut velvet motifs and rhinestone details, trimmed with Chantilly lace. Via Museum of the City of New York.

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