The great American mansions

For the first time in history, we have decided to finally let photographers inside Palazzo Lujon, our editorial HQ, to document our lavish lifestyle in independent publishing.

Oh don’t be fooled, we are only joking! Ah! Ah! (erm…)

To compensate for the lack of any solid imagery that in any way can relate to the elaborate interiors of our very own Palazzo (erm…), we decided to compile a portfolio of the greatest mansions scattered through the vastness of the US of A.

The only fact that these idyllic palaces are situated in America only add to the fantasy, as one would usually associate their grandeur to the old continent. Plus, hey, funky interior design ideas for your minuscule flat in Clapton anyone?


Vizcaya: Miami, Florida

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Ca d’zan: Sarasota, Florida

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Hearst Villa: San Simeon, California

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Whitehall: Palm Beach, Florida

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Boscobel: Garrison, New York

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The Breakers: Newport, Rhode Island

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Biltmore: Ashville, North Carolina

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Lyndhurst: Tarrytown, New York

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The Campbell-Whittlesey House: Rochester, New York

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Strawberry Mansion: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Tryon Palace: New Bern, North Carolina

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All images are from ‘Great Houses of America‘, by Henry Lionel Williams and Ottalie K. Williams (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1969)

by Lujon Magazine

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