Friday, June 5, 2020

Palaces, country houses and villas

Pittock Mansion

A prominent private mansion which was constructed in 1909 - 1914. This French Rennaisance style chateau has 46 rooms. Around the house are famous...

Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World Resort

One of the most iconic buildings in entertainment industry. This structure was built in 1971 and represents a fusion of different fairytale castles –...

Iolani Palace

The only royal palace in United States, built in 1879 by king Kamehameha V and used as royal residence until 1893. Palace is built...

Hearst Castle

One of the most luxurious buildings in the United States, constructed for the newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst in 1919 - 1947. It contains...

Russian Bishop’s House

A well preserved and restored example of Russian colonial architecture. Russian Bishop's House is a two floor wooden building and was constructed in 1842...

Hampton Plantation

Historic plantation house which was built in 1735-1790 (or 1791). This wooden house is designed in Georgian style. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.2012 N 79.4346 W Categories: Palaces, country...

Millford Plantation

Magnificent plantation house in the Greek Revival style. It was constructed in 1839-1841 by the Manning family, one of the largest slaveholders of the...

Drayton Hall

The oldest unrestored plantation house in the United States. It as built sometimes around 1738 in the Palladian style. Now it serves as a...

Aiken-Rhett House

Historical city house, which was built in 1820 by the merchant John Robinson, one of the best-preserved townhouse complexes in the United States. It...

Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

One of the oldest existing plantations in the United States, founded in 1681. The stately plantation house was built in 1935-1936 in a Colonial...