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The Rockefeller family home, KyKuit

by Mary Louise Pierson

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Published by Abbeville Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pocantico Hills (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • Pocantico Hills.
    • Subjects:
    • John D. Rockefeller House (Pocantico Hills, N.Y.),
    • Delano & Aldrich.,
    • Eclecticism in architecture -- New York (State) -- Pocantico Hills.,
    • Pocantico Hills (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 190) and index.

      Other titlesKyKuit
      Statementphotographs by Mary Louise Pierson ; text by Ann Rockefeller Roberts ; captions and additional text by Cynthia Altman.
      ContributionsRoberts, Ann Rockefeller., Altman, Cynthia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7238.P55 P54 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL692281M
      ISBN 100789202220
      LC Control Number97039464
      OCLC/WorldCa38067506

      The Rockefeller Family Home | A warm, intimate portrait of the grand family estate of six generations of between and by architects Delano and Aldrich on a hilltop overlooking the Hudson River, Kykuit the country home of John : Abbeville Press. Brand new Book. Kykuit-the country home of John D. Rockefeller Sr., John D. Rockefeller Jr., Nelson A. Rockefeller, and their families-stands majestically atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River. Built between and by architects Delano and Aldrich, it has just recently been opened to the Edition: 1st Edition.

        The two-story Playhouse, which today is three times the size of the nearby family mansion known as Kykuit, was conceived in the winter of by John D. Rockefeller Jr. and his wife, Abby, as a safe, out-of-the-public-eye recreation center for their six children.   Kykuit is a rare historic and architectural gem, which was home to 4 generations of the Rockefeller Family (David Rockefeller, who is Nelson’s brother and son of “Junior”, still lives in a different house on the enormous property and is years old.).

      Kykuit, the Rockefeller family manor home built on the Hudson River, was originally intended by John Sr. to be a relaxed country estate. But John Jr. Author: Jane Lerner.   Two weeks later Kykuit was turned over to the National Trust for Historic Preservation to be readied for a long-heralded program of public tours of “the Rockefeller Family Home.” In May , the month the tours began, the New York Times ran no fewer than three articles on : Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.


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Kykuit-the country home of John D. Rockefeller Sr., John D. Rockefeller Jr., Nelson A. Rockefeller, and their families-stands majestically atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River. Built between and by architects Delano and Aldrich, /5(8).

Kykuit was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, beginning with the philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil.

His business acumen made him, in his day, the richest man in America. Now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, this extraordinary landmark has been continuously and.

Kykuit-the country home of John D. Rockefeller Sr., John D. Rockefeller Jr., Nelson A. Rockefeller, and their families-stands majestically atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River.

Built between and by architects Delano and Aldrich, /5. This is a wonderful book on an amazing house. The history of the home is very interesting and the text highly informative. The Rockefeller's are synonomous with money, so you expect their estate to me magnificent, Kykuit does not disappoint, the images of the estate inside and out are very well turned out/5(6).

Book Summary: The title of this book is The Rockefeller Family The Rockefeller family home and it was written by Ann Rockefeller Roberts, Mary Louise Pierson (Photographer). This particular edition is in a Hardcover format.

This books publish date is Pages: Kykuit-the country home of John D. Rockefeller Sr., John D. Rockefeller Jr., Nelson A. Rockefeller, and their families-stands majestically atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River.

Built between and by architects Delano and Aldrich, /5(6). Kykuit-the country home of John D. Rockefeller Sr., John D. Rockefeller Jr., Nelson A. Rockefeller, and their families-stands majestically atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River.

Built between and by architects Delano and Aldrich, it has just recently been opened to the public. But Brand: Abbeville Publishing Group. Kykuit itself is now a historic site of the national trust, operated and maintained by the rockefeller brothers fund as a center for the fund's philanthropic programs.

It. We recommend booking Kykuit tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 3 Kykuit tours on Tripadvisor/5(). To preserve the memory of what Kykuit was like when it was a private home, photographer Mary Louise Pierson, granddaughter of Nelson Rockefeller, spent years photographing the estate: the Big House-as family members call the main residence-and its interiors, designed by the renowned Ogden Codman; the outbuildings, including the Coach Barn /5(12).

Built between and by architects Delano and Aldrich on a hilltop overlooking the Hudson River, Kykuit -- the country home of John D. Rockefeller, St., John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Nelson Rockefeller, and their families -- has just recently been opened to the public.

The guided tour comprises the gardens and two floors of the main house. Kykuit-the country home of John D. Rockefeller Sr., John D. Rockefeller Jr., Nelson A. Rockefeller, and their families-stands majestically atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River. Built between and by architects Delano and Aldrich, it has just recently been opened to the public/5(12).

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Buy The Rockefeller Family Home: Kykuit by Pierson, Mary Louise, Altman, Cynthia, Roberts, Ann Rockefeller (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). The Rockefeller Archive Center, an independent foundation that was until a part of Rockefeller University, is a vast three-story underground bunker built below the Martha Baird Rockefeller Hillcrest mansion on the family estate at Pocantico (see Kykuit).

Along forty-foot-long walls of shelves on rails, maintained by ten full-time Current region: Ohio, New York. This is a loving and personal book.

The first part of it is 46 pages of the Rockefeller family's personal history with Kykuit, including family photographs. Then follows photographs, history and descriptions of the Big House, the outbuildings and the gardens. When I say "gardens", you may think of just a large back yard.

But it's nothing of the /5(7). To preserve the memory of what Kykuit was like when it was a private home, photographer Mary Louise Pierson, granddaughter of Nelson Rockefeller, spent years photographing the estate: the Big House-as family members call the main residence-and its interiors, designed by the renowned Ogden Codman; the outbuildings, including the Coach Barn.

Kykuit-the country home of John D. Rockefeller Sr., John D. Rockefeller Jr., Nelson A. Rockefeller, and their families-stands majestically atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River. Built between and by architects Delano and Aldrich, it has just recently been opened to the public.

But visitors will never see the estate in as intimate a way as it is presented in this volume. The 3,acre estate of four generations of the Rockefeller family is nestled in the lovely area of Pocantico Hills, New York.

The name of the estate, Kykuit, means “lookout” in Dutch, an apt name, since the vistas over the Hudson River are magnificent. John D. Rockefeller had the six-story mansion built in Kykuit. Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate. This grand mansion was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family and is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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