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When cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather article built the 17 acre legacy Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida in 1924, she envisioned the building as a future retreat for U.S. Presidents.

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Designed by architect Marion Sims Wyeth, the 11,000 square foot house has 58 bedrooms and 33 bathrooms. Influenced by europe palaces, the original inner was designed by Viennese theatre designer Joseph Urban.

Post died in 1973, and her will gifted the ocean-to-lake estate come the U.S. Federal government for use as a winter White House. Yet the cost of maintenance was as well expensive therefore the government deeded it ago to the family.

Mar-a-Lago, a Jazz period estate with Spanish-Moorish architecture, was declared a National historic Landmark in 1980.

In 1985, (future President) Donald trump card purchased the residential property for $10 million consisting of some that the initial furnishings. Marjorie Merriweather Post’s wish had actually been realized after all.

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In 1995, Trump convert Mar-a-Lago to a personal club through a newly built beach club, brand-new ballroom, spa, tennis and croquet courts.

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 Photo Credits: 1 – Alamy, 2-3 – Damon Higgins, 4-8 – C.J. Walker, 9-15 – Damon Higgins, 16-17 – Mar-a-Lago Club