- Place: The Breakers
- Designer: Richard Morris Hunt
Newport, Rhode Island
Italian Renaissance style palazzi. Resembles a 16th-century (Renaissance-style) Italian seaside palace.
Corinthian columns, the solid-stone Breakers Mansion
Breakers Mansion also incorporates Beaux Arts and Victorian elements, including gilt cornices, rare marble, "wedding cake" painted ceilings, and prominent chimneys.
For entertaining , 45-foot high central Great Hall, arcades, many levels, and a covered, central courtyard.
The rooms, decorated in French and Italian styles, were designed and assembled in Europe, shipped to the US, and reassembled in the house.