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A fabulously rich entrepreneur from Montana spared no expense building this 121-room behemoth that once stood on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 77th Street in Manhattan. Completed in 1911, the house cost $7 million (that's $178,075,000 by today's standards), in large part because of the extravagant materials used to construct it. Italian marble, parts of French châteaux, and wood from England’s Sherwood Forest once graced the elaborate home, which was reduced to rubble by 1925 and replaced with a luxury apartment building.
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