Famous Houses in America
Belcourt Castle is the former summer cottage of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont, located in Newport, Rhode Island. Located on Bellevue Avenue, Belcourt was designed by Richard Morris Hunt for the heir of August Belmont, a Prussian Jew who came to the United States in 1837 as an agent for the Rothschilds and accumulated enormous personal wealth as a banker.
Burnt Point located one-half mile from U.S is totally different from other home in the Florida Keys. Burnt point encompass of 18,000-square-foot and an estimated of $2milllion has gone into landscaping alone. This is the most expensive home in america having an asking price of $50 million. From the airport at Marathon Miami is only minutes away by air.
Elephant House is the home on Cape Cod that Edward Gorey, author, illustrator, puppeteer and playwright, lived and worked in when he left New York City. Located at 8 Strawberry Lane, Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts, USA, the home currently serves as a museum of sorts, celebrating the life and work of Edward Gorey among other things.
Hawaii is the 50th state of the United States of America. Situated nearly at the center of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii marks the northeast corner of Polynesia. While it was once a major hub for the whaling and sugar industries, it is now economically dependent on tourism and the U.S. military.
The Margaret Mitchell House and Museum is the former home of the author Margaret Mitchell situated in midtown Atlanta, Georgia. It was whilst living here that she wrote the bulk of her Pulitzer prize-winning novel, Gone With The Wind. In addition to the house, there is a Visitor Center and a museum building wholly devoted to the filming of the 1939 movie based on this book.
Monticello is the estate of Thomas Jefferson located near Charlottesville, Virginia. The house, of Jefferson's own design, is situated on the slope of a small hill (his "monticello") in the Southwest Mountains south of the Rivanna Gap.
Mount Vernon was the home of George Washington. Built of wood in neoclassical Georgian style, the estate is located near Mount Vernon, Virginia in Fairfax County, on the banks of the Potomac River.
The Harmony House Inn an 8,000 square foot, located in New Bern, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Harmony House was owed by Francis Lamotte in 1809 and was later purchased by Benjamin Ellis in 1850.
The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States.It is a white painted, neoclassical sandstone mansion located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C. (38° 53' 51? N 77° 02' 12? W).