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Photo 6: The Pavilion. [Photo 6] with link to higher quality photo.
(National Park Service)

The Vanderbilts stayed in this 16-room building during construction of their mansion. Built of stucco and painted wood, it became a guest house when the Vanderbilts moved in the completed mansion. After Louise Vanderbilt's death in 1926, the Pavilion remained closed until 1940 when it became an inn and a restaurant. For a time it also served as a visitor center and National Park Service office.

Questions for Photo 6

1. Locate the Pavilion on Map 2.

2. How do the design elements of this house compare to those of the mansion? List some important differences in design.

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