Pabst Mansion

The Pabst Mansion (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

As a testament to America’s Gilded Age, the stately home of Captain Frederick and Maria Pabst has survived as a symbol of American entrepreneurship since 1892. Designed by George Bowman Ferry and Alfred Charles Clas,

Amstel House

Amstel House (New Castle, Delaware)

Amstel House, also known as the Dr. Finney House, is a preserved building/historic home in New Castle, Delaware. Built in 173o by Dr. John Finney, one of the town’s wealthiest landowners, Amstel House is one

The Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan)

Located in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo, the Imperial Palace of Japan occupies the same site of the original the Tokugawa shogunate’s castle, the Edo-jō. During its peak it was the largest fortress in the

Tippecanoe Place

Tippecanoe Place (South Bend, Indiana)

Clement Studebaker, the co-founder of the Studebaker vehicle manufacturing firm built his stately manor Tippecanoe Place in the West Washington Historic District (then just known as a haven for the rich) of South Bend, Indiana

Alameda Spite House

Alameda Spite House (Alameda, California)

Thanks to modern building codes and city ordinances, the concept of building a house out of spite has long since fallen from the list of great ways to piss off people you don’t like. Since

Cadmans Cottage

Cadmans Cottage (Sydney, Australia)

Built in 1816 for governmental coxswains and their crews, Cadmans Cottage is the second oldest surviving residential building, and third surviving building overall in Sydney, Australia. Steeped in the history of Australia, Cadmans Cottage claims

Hemingway House

Ernest Hemingway Home (Key West, Florida)

The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum is one of the most popular attractions in Key West, Florida, and was the home of world famous author Ernest Hemingway. Located at 907 Whitehead Street across the street

The Mark Twain House and Museum

The Mark Twain House (Hartford, Connecticut)

Designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter of New York in the American High Gothic style, the Mark Twain House and Mu­­seum in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) and his family

Boldt Castle

Boldt Castle (Heart Island, New York)

Boldt Castle quietly sits on Heart Island in New York.  What should have been a grand family home, Boldt Castle is an unfinished tourist attraction and landmark with a sad but beautiful story.  Hotelier and

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