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- Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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- Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 more info on Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924
- Hunt, Richard Howland more info on Hunt, Richard Howland
- Hunt, Richard Morris, 1828-1895 more info on Hunt, Richard Morris, 1828-1895
- Landscape architect:
- Olmstead, Frederick Law, Sr. more info on Olmstead, Frederick Law, Sr.
- Architect-tile layer:
- Guastavino, Rafael, 1842-1908 more info on Guastavino, Rafael, 1842-1908
- 1 Lodge Street
- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- George Washington Vanderbilt (heir to railroad fortune), first owner
- Architectural note:
- The mansion provides a preeminent example of elite architecture, decorative arts, and domestic arrangements. Guastavino provided the design for the self-supporting tiled vaults.
- Historical note:
- The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historical Landmark.
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
- Latitude, Longitude:
- 35.566899, -82.544711