Behind the Scenes Tour
Tour of the Spectacular House of the Redeemer
Explore the Gilded Age home of Edith Shepard Fabbri, great granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt
Go inside the spectacular Gilded Age home of Edith Shepard Fabbri, the great granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt and wife of J. P. Morgan associate Ernesto Fabbri on this special access tour for Untapped New York. The mansion at 7 East 95th Street, built between 1914 and 1916 by L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts trained architect Grosvenor Atterbury, is now the location of the House of the Redeemer, a unique setting in New York City for reflection, study, fellowship, and prayer. The unique experience will be led by Judi Counts, Executive Director of the House of the Redeemer.
All photos by Brandon Harrison, courtesy of the House of the Redeemer
- Access one of NYC's most spectacular mansion and learn about its surprising history
- Explore the custom built library room and learn about its hidden elevator and other features
- Admire the 17th century wood ceiling imported from an Italian palace by boat through U-boat infested waters
- Discover a collection of Italian Renaissance and Baroque furnishings
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Know Before You Go
Where To Meet
The group meets inside the House of the Redeemer located at 7 E 95th St, New York, NY 10128
How To Get There
By Subway: 4, 5, 6, trains to 96th St (6 minutes walk)
What To Bring/Wear
Please wear comfortable shoes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this a strenuous tour? How much walking do we do?
This tour is easy and most people can participate. We will go up and down a set of stairs.
Who will be our tour guide?
Judi Counts, Executive Director of the House of the Redeemer
Is there an age limit or recommendation?
There is no age limitation, everyone is welcome on this tour
How long is the tour?
This tour is approximately one hour long
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