Essential Architecture- the South

Biltmore Estates/Vanderbilt Residence

architect

Richard Morris Hunt, FAIA

location

Biltmore, Asheville, NC

date

1888-95

style

Chateauesque

construction

Stone

type

Palace
 
   front facade, photo 1965, R. Longstreth
   
  exterior of stair, photo 1982, R. Longstreth.
 
  side view, photo 1982, R. Longstreth.
 
  rear facade, photo 1982, R. Longstreth.
 
  terrace and formal garden, photo 1965, R. Longstreth.
 
  view from terrace, photo 1965, R. Longstreth.
 
  aerial view, Lantern Slide Coll., GSD, Harvard U. [Images of America, Library of Congress]
 

links

 
www.essential-architecture.com