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Blairsden Hall Guest Book
You are invited to sign the Blairsden Hall Guest Book
- To follow the future plans for this historic estate
- To receive an invitation to future public opportunities to see the restored mansion and grounds
- To receive periodic up-dates from Blairsden Hall LLC, the homeowners of Blairsden
Blairsden Hall LLC will not share your email address, with anyone. Your email address will be used only for purposes of keeping you informed about the Blairsden Estate.
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History of Blairsden
An American Treasure
Designed and constructed between 1897 and 1903, Blairsden was the magnificent country home of the family of C. Ledyard Blair, a New York financier, sportsman and commodore of the New York Yacht Club. Blair was a grandson of self-made multimillionaire, philanthropist and Princeton University trustee and benefactor John Insley Blair, who made his fortune in mining and building much of America's railroad system.
Hailed as a feat of design and engineering, Blairsden is one of the finest examples of Beaux-arts architecture in the United States, a remarkable fusion of architecture and landscape design. It is a masterpiece of the renowned and influential New York architecture firm of Carrère and Hastings, which also designed the iconic New York Public Library and the Frick mansion, now museum, in New York; the original United States Senate and House office buildings in Washington; as well as commercial buildings, libraries, academic structures, churches, and theaters in America and beyond. The firm was also noted for its country and urban residences for many prominent American families, including the du Ponts, Flaglers, Harrimans, Aldriches and Sloanes. read more...
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