William K Vanderbilt II
248 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Big Old Houses: A Finale, of Sorts | New York Social Diary

Big Old Houses: A Finale, of Sorts | New York Social Diary | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
Here's William K. Vanderbilt II (1878-1944), a man as nice as he was rich, in front of his Maurice Fatio designed house on a small island off the southern tip of Miami Beach. ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation Grant of $135000 Supports Restoration of ... - Long Island Exchange

Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation Grant of $135000 Supports Restoration of ... - Long Island Exchange | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
(Long Island, NY) The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum has just received a grant of $135,000 from The Robert D. L. Gardiner Foundation to support the
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

The Vanderbilt Cup Races

The Vanderbilt Cup Races | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
Double D - Some stuff you may interested in :) (Listen to "The Vanderbilt Cup Races" by @MannyAll via @spreaker http://t.co/ileytPvf1P)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Video “Taking a Ride in the Black Beast”

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Video “Taking a Ride in the Black Beast” | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Video “Taking a Ride in the Black Beast” http://t.co/rUQdwi5Poe via @sharethis
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Historic Vanderbilt Cruise - Over the Seven Seas Part I

William K. Vanderbilt II (Jr.), his wife Rosamund, his friends Mr. and Mrs. Earle Smith and crew set on a world cruise in 1931 aboard his beautiful 265-foot yacht Alva. They departed Long Island...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Diane Holliday from William K Vanderbilt I
Scoop.it!

Daytonian in Manhattan: The Lost Wm. K. Vanderbilt Mansion -- 660 5th Avenue

Daytonian in Manhattan: The Lost Wm. K. Vanderbilt Mansion -- 660 5th Avenue | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
660 Fifth Avenue. It sat squarely in the midst of what would be known as “Vanderbilt Row.” Alva was highly involved in the project and a friend would famously say later “she loved nothing better than to be knee deep in mortar.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

The Ellison Avenue RR Bridge of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race Course

A 2013 AmeriCARna episode with Ray Evernham focused on the Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island. This segments highlighted the course for the 1908 race featur...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Historic Vanderbilt Cruise -Over the Seven Seas Part II

William K. Vanderbilt II (Jr.), his wife Rosamund, his friends Mr. and Mrs. Earle Smith and crew set on a world cruise in 1931 aboard his beautiful 265-foot ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Upcoming Automotive Events & Video of the Week “Italian Road Rallies”

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Upcoming Automotive Events & Video of the Week “Italian Road Rallies” | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Upcoming Automotive Events & Video of the Week “Italian Road Rallies” http://t.co/9fq5zoB8Fn via @sharethis
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Historical Markers for the Long Island Motor Parkway and the Vanderbilt Cup Races

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Historical Markers for the Long Island Motor Parkway and the Vanderbilt Cup Races | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
Vanderbilt Cup Races Historical Markers for the Long Island Motor Parkway and the Vanderbilt Cup Races http://t.co/aLO5U6TxbR via @sharethis
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Billy Murray - The Little Chauffeur 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race

Victor 4741 - Billy Murray - The Little Chauffeur AKA The Vanderbilt Cup - 1906 - The third Vanderbilt Cup Race is considered the most competitive in the ser...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Deepdale Golf Club - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Deepdale Golf Club

Deepdale Golf Club is a private golf club in Manhasset, New York, just east of New York City on Long Island. The club was founded by William K. Vanderbilt II in 1924, using part of his Deepdale summer estate at Lake Success. Charles B. Macdonald designed the course, assisted by Seth Raynor and Charles Banks.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

a weekend with the vanderbilts - What is James Wearing?

a weekend with the vanderbilts - What is James Wearing? | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
There are occasional gaps in this fairly steady stream of invitations, so we decided to do the next best thing this weekend: I present here a fantasy weekend invitation as guests at the Eagle's Nest, William K Vanderbilt II's ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Driving Tour of Fisher Island - Car Ride Through the Island

View more information: http://www.seasidepropertiesgroup.com/en/fisher-island-luxury-real-estate-oceanfront-homes-oceanfront-condos-for-sale Please contact N...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Just a car guy : the Baby Vanderbilt Cup racer with an Indian ...

Just a car guy : the Baby Vanderbilt Cup racer with an Indian ... | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
the Baby Vanderbilt Cup racer with an Indian motorcycle engine at the Dan Rouit Flat Track museum. Found on https://www.facebook.com/marc.tudeau. Posted by Jesse Bowers at 3:53 PM. Labels: historical, Indian, unusual, ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

William K Vanderbilt, Jr's Seaplane at Fishers Island, Florida 1934

In this 1934 newsreel, William K. Vanderbilt Jr watches the arrival of his new seaplane to his Fishers Island home in Florida in 1934.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Vanderbilt Mansion | Fisher Island, Miami, Fisher Island Florida ...

Vanderbilt Mansion | Fisher Island, Miami, Fisher Island Florida ... | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
Vanderbilt Mansion | Fisher Island, Miami, Fisher Island Florida Wedding Photographer, Pictures. And the air was filled with romance.. « Thank You | Reviews on Shea Christine Photography | Testimonials ...
Diane Holliday's insight:

Some architectural details are visible in the background.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Preserving history with a bike path - liherald.com

Preserving history with a bike path - liherald.com | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
The Long Island Motor Parkway, built in 1908, extended 45 miles and connected Fresh Meadows, Queens, to Lake Ronkonkoma in Suffolk County. The private toll road, built by entrepreneur William Vanderbilt, was the first in the U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Hidden Past "The Long Island Motor Parkway & the Vanderbilt Cup Races

Danielle Campbell, morning anchor for News12, reported this wonderful 2-minute "Hidden Past" segment of the Long Island Motor Parkway and the Vanderbilt Cup ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Learn About The Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races & the Motor Parkway

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Blog - Learn About The Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races & the Motor Parkway | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
- Learn About The Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races & the Motor Parkway Today in Glen Cove http://t.co/beqJ663sFr via @sharethis
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

8 October, 1904: First Vanderbilt Cup US Races - Cars On This Day

8 October, 1904: First Vanderbilt Cup US Races - Cars On This Day | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
On 8 October, 1904, the first major trophy in American car racing - Vanderbilt Cup - was staged in New York City. The event was iconic for big US races.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

The Red Devil's 1908 Mors Grand Prix Car at the Revs Institute | The ...

The Red Devil's 1908 Mors Grand Prix Car at the Revs Institute | The ... | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
... factory team and to the wealthy gentlemen drivers who were his marque's biggest fans, among them the Honorable Charles Stewart Rolls (who had not yet made the acquaintance of Henry Royce) and William K.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

How elevators transformed NYC's social landscape - New York Post

How elevators transformed NYC's social landscape - New York Post | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
How elevators transformed NYC's social landscape
New York Post
“The divorced wives of great industrialists like William K.
Diane Holliday's insight:

WKV II's ex-wife and elevators.......Who knew?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Diane Holliday
Scoop.it!

Deepdale Golf Club - History of the Golf Course

Deepdale Golf Club - History of the Golf Course | William K Vanderbilt II | Scoop.it
Deepdale Golf Club is a preeminent private club welcoming a diverse membership of men and women united by their common love of the game of golf.
more...
No comment yet.