Newly Released Photos Offer a Rare Look Inside the Family Apartment of the Breakers

The Vanderbilt heirs are officially out, and an archivist posted a series of photographs documenting their former third-floor home at the Gilded Age mansion on Instagram today.

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In January, Town & Country because they publicly opposed the plan for a welcome center on the grounds. As of March 30, the two great-children of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, the man who built the Gilded Age mansion in 1893, vacated the apartment.

Today, a former employee of the Preservation Society of Newport County—who has worked on the Breakers archives for the past seven years—posted a series of photos showing what the apartment looks like today. Below, a rare glimpse at the former family apartment courtesy of .

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