Glessner House Museum

Arts and CultureArchitectureChicago Symphony Orchestra
Just north of the Clarke home, but very far removed architecturally, the Glessner House, designed by famous New York architect Henry Hobson "H.H." Richardson, served as an antidote to the gilt-and-pomp faux-Versailles pretensions of the Vanderbilts and their Newport neighbors. Irving noted that...
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