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The second Idle Hour Mansion was constructed between 1900 - 1904. The Main House, the Cloistered Walkways, and the Palm Garden were all designed by the architect Richard Howland Hunt between 1900 - 1902. The Tennis Court and Bachelor Wing was designed by the architectural firm of Warren and Wetmore, and constructed between 1902–1904. During that same time period, Warren and Wetmore redesigned the interior of the Palm Garden, making its interior Turkish themed.

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The second Idle Hour Mansion was constructed between 1900 - 1904.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4081/4901027015_9d983960f7.jpg | The second Idle Hour Mansion

The Main House, the Cloistered Walkways, and the Palm Garden were all designed by the architect Richard Howland Hunt between 1900 - 1902. The Tennis Court and Bachelor Wing was designed by the architectural firm of Warren and Wetmore, and constructed between 1902–1904. During that same time period, Warren and Wetmore redesigned the interior of the Palm Garden, making its interior Turkish themed.

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The Main House

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The Main House

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The Cloistered Walkways during the Vanderbilt Era. The Cloistered Walkways Today.

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The Cloistered Walkways during the Vanderbilt Era. The Cloistered Walkways Today.

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The Palm Garden, Now known as the Conservatory

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The Palm Garden, Now known as the Conservatory

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The Bachelor and Tennis Court Wing, Now known as the Kramer Science Center

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The Bachelor and Tennis Court Wing, Now known as the Kramer Science Center


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