Rosecliff Mansion and its collection

Rosecliff Mansion

Rosecliff Mansion, located in Newport, Rhode Island, is a former grand bourgeois residence that has been converted into a museum. The mansion, built in the Beaux-Arts style, offers visitors a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The History of Rosecliff Mansion

Constructed between 1898 and 1902, Rosecliff Mansion was designed by renowned architect Stanford White. It served as a summer residence for silver mine heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs and her husband Hermann Oelrichs. The mansion's history and its former inhabitants add to its charm and allure for visitors.

Architectural Significance of Rosecliff Mansion

Rosecliff Mansion is architecturally significant, drawing inspiration from the Grand Trianon and featuring Palladian style elements. One of its most notable features is a heart-shaped staircase. Additionally, it boasts the largest ballroom in Newport, making it a unique attraction for architecture and history enthusiasts.

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Rosecliff Mansion
Bellevue Avenue 548
RI 02840 Newport
Rhode Island

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Bellevue Avenue 548, Newport

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