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Devoted to the histories and current state of the great mansions of America's Gilded Age.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Senator William Clark Mansion, Childhood Home of Huguette Clark

Here are some great links to the history of the Senator William Clark mansion which was located on  77th Street and Fifth Avenue. It was at the time of construction considered to be the grandest and most ostentatious mansion in New York City. It was this house that mysterious heiress Huguette Clark lived as a child.

Wikipedia about house
Wikipedia about Senator Clark
The Salon Dore
Huguette Clark
Architectural Record
New York Times story on the death of Huguette Clark


Anonymous said...

There used to be a person on flickr with floorplans to this mansion but they have been taken down. An amazing house.

Anonymous said...

The full story of Huguette Clark and her family is on msnbc.com at http://clark.msnbc.com/.

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