#245 The Fall of the Fifth Avenue Mansions

#245 The Fall of the Fifth Avenue Mansions

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In this episode, the symbols of the Gilded Age are dismantled.

During the late 19th century, New York's most esteemed families built extravagant mansions along Fifth Avenue, turning it into one of the most desired residential streets in the United States. The 'well-connected' families, along with the nouveau riche, planted their homes here, even as the realities of the city encroached around them. 

By 1925 most of the mansions below 59th Street were gone, victims of changing ... Maggiori informazioni

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