The Landmark Project: CHL# 886

CHL# 886 CAROLANDS

Harriet Pullman Carolan, heiress to the Pullman railroad car company fortune, constructed this lavish mini-palace in 1915-16, the focal point of a fully landscaped 500-acre estate. Willis Polk supervised construction of the American Renaissance-design residence, which is an adaptation of Vaux le Vicomte, also prototype for the Palace of Versailles. In the early 1950s, Countess Lillian Remillard Dandini acquired the chateau and the six remaining acres of land.

Also on the US National Register of Historic Places.

Descriptions of each landmark are from the California Office of Historical Preservation website.

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