Victorian House - Bellaire, Michigan
The 1895 Richardi house in Bellaire, Michigan is now the "Grand Victorian" bed & breakfast. This is the outstanding house of the town. Bellaire had a population of only 1,164 people in the 2000 Census. The original owner, Henry Richardi, had the house built in anticipation of moving in after he got married. The house even had DC electric power supplied from the factory that he owned nearby; this was in 1895! Unfortunately, for unknown reasons the marriage never took place and he sold…
A size comparison between the Titanic and a modern cruise ship.
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Fifth Avenue’s most insane Gilded Age mansion
On the avenue dubbed the "Millionaire's Colony" in the late 19th century thanks to its unbroken line of ornate mansions, one house stood out as the most insanely overdone: William A. Clark's 7-story Beaux Arts monster at 77th Street. Finished in 1907 after eight years in the making, "Clark's Folly," as it was called, broke…
1964-Worlds-Fair-High-Res-001AV4.jpg | John G. Zimmerman Archive
View of the 1964 World's Fair in New York at dusk with the Unisphere and the Empire State Building. Taken from atop the Fair's Better Living Pavillion. Photo by John G. Zimmerman.
The Haas-Lilienthal House - San Francisco Heritage
The Haas-Lilienthal House, built in 1886, is an exuberant example of Queen Anne-style architecture designed by Peter R. Schmidt that now serves as SF Heritage's headquarters and as the city’s only Gilded Age house museum open to the public year-round for docent-led tours.