Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Mrs. Astor's Mansion
This was the New York City mansion of "THE MRS. ASTOR", where she held court for New York Society's,"400". Located at 65th & Fifth Avenue and designed by Richard Morris Hunt, this house was a twin mansion for Caroline Astor and her son, John Jacob Astor and his family. Please note the floor plans which have recently been discovered. This magnificent house was demolished circa 1926.