HISTORY CHANNEL: THE ROCKEFELLERS 6 OF 9

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HISTORY CHANNEL: THE ROCKEFELLERS PART 6 OF 9

-Family Residences-

Over the generations the family members have resided in some notable historic homes. A total of 81 Rockefeller homes are on the National Register of Historic Places. Not including all mansions owned by the five brothers, some of the more prominent of these are:

Kykuit - The landmark six-story mansion on the vast Westchester County family estate, home to four generations of the family;
Bassett Hall - The house at Colonial Williamsburg bought by Junior in 1927 and renovated by 1936, it was favorite residence of both Junior and Abby and is now a house museum at the family-restored Colonial Revival town;
The Eyrie - A sprawling 100-room summer holiday mansion on Mount Desert Island in Maine, subsequently demolished by family members in the 1950s;
Forest Hill - The family's country estate and summer home in Cleveland for four decades. Built and occupied by Senior, it burned down in 1917;
Golf House at Lakewood, New Jersey - The former three-story clubhouse for the elite Ocean County Hunt and Country Club, which Senior bought in 1902 to play golf on its golf course;
The Casements - A three-story house at Ormond Beach in Florida, where Senior spent his last winters, from 1919 until his death;
10 West Fifty-fourth Street - A nine-story mansion, the former residence of Junior before he shifted to 740 Park Ave, and the largest residence in New York City at the time, it was the home for the five young brothers. The mansion was later given by Junior to the Museum of Modern Art;
One Beekman Place - The residence of Laurance in New York City;
740 Park Avenue - Junior and Abby's famed 40-room triplex apartment in the luxury apartment building, which was later sold for a record price;

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