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Blairsden Preview

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Blairsden History Series

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Hills featuring Barry Thomson)

Designer Interviews Part I

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Designer Inverviews Part II

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Benjamin Moore video

69 News TV station video

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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Mansions Past

Glynallyn 2012

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Fawn Hill Farm 2010

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Froh Heim 2008

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Ross Family Farm 2006

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The Cross Estate 2003

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Ellerslea 2001

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Knox Hill Mansion 1999

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The Vail Mansion 1997

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Bayley-Ellard 1994

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Upton-Pyne Revisited 1991

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The Warren Estate 1988

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Evergreens 1986

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Hollow Hill Farm 1981

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The Schiff Estate 1980

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Giralda Farm 1976

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Upton-Pyne 1974

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