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Beaux-Arts Classic Products in the HBO Gilded Age Series
The Gilded Age Series
GIlded Age Series specifies Beaux-Arts Classic Products Historic Preservation Decorative Grilles for Set Mansions.
The Gilded Age is an upcoming historical drama television series created by Julian Fellowes for HBO that is set in the United States during the Gilded Age, the boom years of 1880s New York City.
According to Fellowes: “To write The Gilded Age is the fulfillment of a personal dream, I have been fascinated by this period of American history for many years and now NBC has given me the chance to bring it to a modern audience. I could not be more excited and thrilled. The truth is, America is a wonderful country with a rich and varied history, and nothing could give me more pleasure than to be the person to bring that compelling history to the screen.”
In May 2019, the series moved from NBC to HBO, with a straight to series order The series is scheduled to premiere on January 24, 2022, and consist of nine episodes.
Following the move to HBO, the Gilded Age series was expected to begin filming in March 2020, before the COVID-19 pandemic delayed production. Filming of the series began in Newport, Rhode Island in February 2021, at the mansions Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, and The Breakers.
Gilded Age Mansions
Chateau-sur-Mer – is one of the first grand mansions of the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island. Located at 424 Bellevue Avenue, it is now owned by the Preservation Society of Newport County and is open to the public as a museum. It is currently closed to the public.
The Breakers, Newport – is the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family’s social and financial pre-eminence in turn-of-the-century America. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) established the family fortune in steamships and later in the New York Central Railroad, which was a pivotal development in the industrial growth of the nation during the late 19th century.
In April 2021, filming continued at The Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, NY.
Lyndhurst Estate – also known as the Jay Gould estate, is a Gothic Revival country house that sits in its own 67-acre park beside the Hudson River in . The Gilded Age Mansion was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
In May 2021 filming continued at The Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, NY
And in Central Troy, New York Historic District where multiple city blocks were transformed to resemble a Victorian era street.
In addition to the filming at the Gilded Age Newport Mansions, Heyday Productions put up three mansion interiors which were embellished using Decorators Supply Composition Ornamentation. Decorators Supply said their ornamentation was used for the Brook Parlor Ceiling and exterior, The Russell House Library Pilasters, the Drawing Room and Russell House wall panels and more throughout.
Example of ornamentation used:
They also used our Historic Preservation Craftsman Style Arts and Crafts Decorative Grilles. These grilles were originally made in Brooklyn, New York from 1865 to 1922 and then moved to Chicago and ceased production in 1938 after an incredible 73 year run. When you add Beaux-Arts Classic Products has been manufacturing these uniquely American grilles in the USA since 2010-2022 “85 years of production”. Arguably the finest grille ever made in the USA. Andrew Carnegie specified them in all of the 1,689 Carnegie Libraries he built in the USA from 1883 to 1929.
There are an assortment of elements interwoven throughout the design, such as the chevron pattern in the moulding, the interlocking diamonds, a rope, a ribbon as well as stylized acanthus leaves. They are the most popular style sold by Beaux-Arts Classic Products.
They can be used for historic preservation since they meet U.S. Government’s General Services Administration Code #1501003S Standards for Historic Preservation Guidelines.
Craftsman Style Arts and Crafts Decorative HVAC Grilles 12″ x 30″ in Nickel Finish were specificed for the mansions.
Our manufacturing process not only improved the original Craftsman Style Arts and Crafts design, but choosing the highest quality exterior grade resin to handcast these grilles has expanded their functionality to exterior applications. We offer this style in the best foundation vent covers in the marketplace today.
Craftsman Style Arts and Crafts Style Foundation Vent Cover in Rubbed Bronze Finish – They will not rust, rot or corrode. They are maintenance free. You should not need to repaint, remove rust, corrosion or mold for the life of the grilles.
Also, our grilles are tempered to withstand heat up to 170 degrees which exceeds heating and air conditioning and radiator temperatures. We offer over 60 sizes which can be used for Radiator Covers.
Our grilles are intended for forced air heating and air conditioning systems as either return air grilles or supply vents. They outperform industrial HVAC louvered vent covers. Since they are resin, they will not vibrate or make noise like louvered vents.
Our newest product addition; Craftsman Style Arts and Crafts “Magnetic” Filter Grilles
Other uses are as speaker grilles in home theaters and historic theaters, or in-wall and in-ceiling speaker covers. Also can be used as Cabinet Doors.
Bathroom Exhaust Fans are transformed with our handsome Functional Decorative Grille.
Enjoy the Season Premier January 24th on HBO. We are excited to see the beauty that was recreated as the backdrop for “The Gilded Age”, including our historic preservation Craftsman Style Arts and Crafts Decorative Grilles.
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