A Quiet Grandeur

A Quiet GrandeurThough Rockefeller was one of the wealthiest men in America, his modest sensibilities fettered any desire to build an enormous edifice, such as George Vanderbilt’s 250-room Biltmore House. Still, Kykuit’s main dwelling is grand. Rockefeller’s grandson Nelson made several improvements when he and his family lived here, most notably turning unused basement passages into a much-acclaimed private art gallery. But it is the estate’s grounds that present the patriarch’s true crowning achievement.


  1. I haven’t seen any additional information regarding The Holiday November gathering in Asheville. Have all the spaces been filled?

    • Thank you for asking Ruth. Yes, at this time we are sold out. We do have a waiting list available, and those signed up to the waiting list will be contacted on a first-come, fist-serve basis. The waiting list can be found by navigating to the Victoria Event registration item found in our online shop. Thank you again! – The Victoria Team


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