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  Mansion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In London, Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor.
Other mansions were built in the new and innovative styles of the new era such as the arts and crafts style: The Breakers is a pastiche of an Italian Renaissance Palazzo; Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire is a faithful mixture of various French châteaux.
A McMansion (1980s-2000s) is a speculatively-built, price-inflated suburban house meant to imitate a mansion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mansion   (1726 words)

  
 MDAH | Governor's Mansion
Architectural historians consider the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion to be one of the finest surviving examples of the Greek Revival style in the United States.
The Mansion retained this yellow brick exterior until it was painted white during the 1940-1943 term of Governor Paul B. Johnson, Sr.
In July 1971, a safety inspection of the Mansion indicated that the building was not safe for occupancy, and Governor John Bell Williams and his family subsequently vacated the Mansion.
www.mdah.state.ms.us /museum/mhistory.html   (1488 words)

  
 The Pabst Mansion
The outside of the Mansion was just as impressive with a large stable to the rear of the property, designed in a similar style as the main house, only on a smaller scale which was unfortunately razed in 1977.
In May of 1908, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee successfully negotiated for the purchase of the Mansion to be used as the residence of the Archbishop.
Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion, Inc. is a historic house museum dedicated to the restoration of the Pabst Mansion and the preservation of the Pabst family legacy.
www.pabstmansion.com /history   (670 words)

  
 X-Mansion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the fictional Marvel Comics universe, the X-Mansion, the common name for the Xavier Mansion, is the base of operations and training site of the X-Men and the location of a school for mutant teenagers, the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning, formerly Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters.
In Operation: Zero Tolerance, Bastion, after forcing Jubilee to reveal the mansion's defenses, stripped down the mansion, having nearly everything inside the mansion removed.
Blueprints for the newly-rebuilt mansion were given in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: X-Men 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/X-Mansion   (647 words)

  
 Washington State Governor's Mansion Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Washington Governor’s Mansion is located west of the Legislative Building, overlooking Capitol Lake, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.
The Georgian-style mansion is the oldest building on the Capitol Campus in Olympia.
In 1908, the mansion was built, in part, as a temporary, official state house for greeting important visitors on their way to the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition in Seattle.
www.governor.wa.gov /about/mansion/tour.htm   (623 words)

  
 Mansion Miami Beach & South Beach Clubs
Mansion is overrated--rude staff, over priced drinks that have hardly any liquor in them, very crowded--no room to dance without rubbing shoulders with someone, and the place literally stinks!
I was expecting more from Mansion based on the length of the line and the huge crowd hanging outside its doors.
I showed up at Mansion and I was wearing a certain outfit and because of that The staff would not let me in.
www.southbeach-usa.com /clubs/club-directory/mansion.htm   (2427 words)

  
 The Z Mansion for Your Perfect Tucson Wedding
The Z Mansion is available on a limited basis to groups up to 250 in size for weddings, receptions and other special events.
In short, the cost to hold your wedding and reception at The Z Mansion is less than half the cost of far less attractive hotels and venues.
The Z Mansion was built at the turn of the last century by Judge Charles Wright.
www.zmansion.com   (733 words)

  
 Mansion
Waverley Mansion is located only 15 minutes from West Point on Highway 50 and is open daily from January through December.
It is believed that the first American-made saddle blankets were produced at Waverley and the first fox hunt association was formed in the mansion's library in 1893.
Young died before Waverley was completed, but she left her mark in the English boxwoods planted at the entrance.
www.wpnet.org /waverley_mansion.htm   (264 words)

  
 The Haunted Mansion (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Haunted Mansion is a lame children's film that is short on laughs and a good story.
A thunderstorm strands the Evers family in the old mansion with the brooding, eccentric Gracey, his mysterious butler, Ramsley, and a variety of residents both seen and unseen.
In the end, Haunted Mansion has little going for it as its hurt by shoddy direction and a weak script, there are few positives to be found here so I recommend you just skip it.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0338094   (777 words)

  
 The Pabst Mansion
The Pabst Mansion is open to the public year round and offers both general admissions and group tour packages.
From the day the house was inhabited, it was considered the jewel of Milwaukee's famous avenue of mansions called Grand Avenue and represented the epitome of America's Gilded Age Splendor in Milwaukee.
The Pabst Mansion is a testament to Pabst's success, his love of life and his German heritage.
www.pabstmansion.com   (328 words)

  
 Old Louisiana Governor's Mansion
The first governor's mansion, a large frame house built for Baton Rouge businessman Nathan King Knox, served as the official residence of Louisiana governors from 1887 until 1929, when it was razed.
When impeachment proceedings began against the Governor in March 1929, one of the 19 articles of impeachment was that he destroyed the old mansion and another accused Long of destroying and disposing of property and furniture from the Governor's mansion, the capitol, and State offices.
Huey Long failed to be impeached, and the new mansion was completed in 1930 and members of the State legislature attended the official housewarming party on June 27, 1930.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/louisiana/ogov.htm   (403 words)

  
 The Historic Bidwell Mansion, Chico, Californnia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Historic Bidwell Mansion stands to-day as a memorial to the Bidwells and celebrates, through their memory, those qualities of the human mind and spirit-- enlightenment, generosity, concern for the well-being of humanity-- that gave beauty, meaning and purpose to their lives.
BIDWELL MANSION was the home of General John Bidwell and his wife Annie Ellicott Kennedy Bidwell from the time of their marriage in 1868 until the end of their lives in 1900 and 1918 respectively.
Bidwell left the Mansion and surrounding grounds to the College Board of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America for the establishment of a co-educational Christian school wherein the Bidwell ideals would continue to be taught to successive generations of students.
dewey.chs.chico.k12.ca.us /Bidwell/bidman.html   (830 words)

  
 Mudhouse Mansion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mudhouse Mansion is an abandoned house located in Fairfield County, just east of Lancaster, at 4730 Mudhouse Road.
Mudhouse Mansion is by far the most popular part of the entire Forgotten Ohio website, and I get e-mails about it quite regularly.
Besides the typical vandalism and spraypainting, there have been two fires--one in the Mansion itself, and another that wiped out a smaller abandoned white house that used to stand just past the beginning of the driveway on Mudhouse Road.
www.forgottenoh.com /mudhouse.html   (2117 words)

  
 Glorietta Bay Inn - Coronado (San Diego area), California - BBOnline.com / Introduction
The Edwardian style of the Mansion with its eleven bedrooms and baths, including the rooftop "Penthouse Suite," arouses a sense of time and grandeur.
In the afternoon, a delightful refreshment of lemonade and cookies is served.
Includes 2 nights in a Mansion Bedroom, dinner for two at the Coronado Boathouse 1887 or Chez Loma....
www.bbonline.com /ca/gloriettabay   (476 words)

  
 Carson City, Nevada - Bliss Mansion Inn - Lodging Near Tahoe and Reno.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The mansion stands directly across from the Governor's Mansion in the heart of Carson City, near Tahoe and Reno.
Today, the Bliss Mansion Bed and Breakfast remains one of the most spectacular homes in Nevada.
Bliss Mansion has been fully restored and guests experience modern comforts, combined with the nostalgia of Victorian splendor, for an unforgettable vacation experience - Nevada Lodging at it's finest.
www.blissmansion.com   (176 words)

  
 Texas Governor Rick Perry - The Governor's Mansion of Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This bedroom is the mansion's second official state bedroom.
It is the fourth oldest governor’s residence continuously occupied in the United States and the oldest governor’s mansion west of the Mississippi River.
The mansion is closed Dec. 19 through Jan. 19.
www.governor.state.tx.us /mansion   (408 words)

  
 Nintendo.com Games : Luigi's Mansion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Awaiting within Luigi's Mansion is a breathtaking (and heart-stopping!) adventure unlike anything you've ever seen on a console.
From the brick-walled basement to the gloomy grounds, Luigi's Mansion is packed with chills, thrills and unending surprises.
As he carefully creeps about the mansion, Luigi will have to find the keys that open the many locked doors.
nintendo.com /games/gamepage/gamepage_main.jsp?gameId=585   (302 words)

  
 IGN: Playboy: The Mansion Preview
You'd think that his life was one of pure luxury, and while Hef does seem to have it made, Playboy: The Mansion shows that's it's not all champagne wishes and caviar dreams.
With Playboy's clout, they were able to get hundreds of real-life celebrities to lend their names and likenesses, so you won't be mingling with "Ted Durst" or "Carmen Electrode." The Playboy Enterprises licensing and fashion experts also had a lot of input in designing the clothes (Playboy has its own line).
In a nutshell, Playboy: The Mansion is like The Sims, but it has sex and sexuality and doesn't have you waking up Hef at four in the morning to mop up the bathroom floor, repair the sink, put out the microwave fire, and make breakfast for the family.
pc.ign.com /articles/543/543861p1.html   (1162 words)

  
 MANSION Exchange - Get Up To £500 FREE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Thousands have already discovered the benefits of MANSION Exchange.
This promotion is limited to bets placed with MANSION Exchange ONLY.
promo.mansion.com /500free/?trackid=19344   (198 words)

  
 Governor's Mansion SHP
Originally built by a hardware merchant in 1877, the mansion became California’s Executive Mansion in 1903.
The mansion is an example of Second Empire-Italianate architecture.
The park is located at the corner of 16th and H Streets in downtown Sacramento; metered parking is available on both 16th and H Street.
www.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=498   (228 words)

  
 IGN: Luigi's Mansion Cheats, Codes and Cheat Codes
One of the sidequests in Luigi's Mansion is the capture of the 50 Boos that you released accidentally in the beginning of the game.
Running around from one end of the mansion to the other can be a very time consuming task.
Basically, any mirror in the mansion (except for the large ones that reflect invisible ghosts) can act as a warp.
cheats.ign.com /ob2/068/015/015453.html   (1179 words)

  
 Casey Mayoral Mansion Foundation
In the dispute over a planned mayoral mansion, everyone was talking—Foxhall residents, Park Service officials, D.C. council members.
The Casey Mansion Committee releases petition with summary of the issues,
Casey Mansion Committee statement in October Foxhall News, updated in November.
www.foxhall.org /mansion   (1069 words)

  
 Magnolia Mansion: The Gateway to the Garden District: A Grand Historic New Orleans Experience
Her warmth is reflected in Magnolia Mansion’s rich décor, her creativity in the theme, and her care in every smallest detail.
Magnolia Mansion can also provide accommodations of up to eight additional rooms for your friends and family and set a new standard of opulence for romantic guest houses in New Orleans.
Considered the “Gateway to the Garden District”, Magnolia Mansion is located one block from the St. Charles Avenue streetcar and within minutes of the French Quarter and Convention Center.
www.magnoliamansion.com /weddings.html   (1860 words)

  
 Ferndale Hotel Bed Breakfast Inn Lodging Northern Coast California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Well known as one of northern California's most photographed inns, the Gingerbread Mansion Inn is a spectacular example of Victorian splendor, both inside and out.
The Gingerbread Mansion Inn is strategically located in the heart of the Redwood Empire.
Minutes from majestic state parks with magnificent groves of giant redwoods, breathtaking ocean views, secluded beaches, and endless hiking and walking tours.
www.gingerbread-mansion.com   (298 words)

  
 MANSION - Online Sports Betting and Betting Exchange (MANSION.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MANSION is the online sports betting and sports betting exchange destination.
For example, MANSION uses JavaScript to do real-time odds/volume updating for markets inside the exchange.
For example, MANSION uses Flash to streamline the Cashier process.
www.mansion.com /content/upgrade.aspx   (358 words)

  
 St. Louis' Historic House Museums
Ironically, the modest three-story also escaped the fate of the grand mansion on West Pine in Mill Creek Valley to which the proud developer Edward Walsh had moved in 1859.
After serving as headquarters for the University Club and the St. Louis Republican Club, the Walsh mansion was razed in the 1950s.
They commissioned an ambitious expansion, transforming the Creole farmhouse into a mansion with a grand portico in the Greek-Revival style that had immigrated with the Anglo-Americans after 1804.
stlouis.missouri.org /501c/house-museum   (2460 words)

  
 Haunted Mansion Fan Club
Audley's voice was meant to be heard elsewhere in the Mansion, including the Foyer, where she was to introduce guests to the Ghost Host.
Due to the continually changing format designs of the Mansion prior to its opening, her voice was restricted to the crystal ball in the Mansion's seance room.
Eleanor Audley was no new comer to Disney when she lent her voice to the Mansion.
groups.msn.com /hauntedmansionfanclub/eleanoraudlytribute.msnw   (138 words)

  
 Mansion Impossible - Play the addictive property trading game for free
Mansion Impossible - Play the addictive property trading game for free
Mansion Impossible - the addictive, free property trading game.
This is a different take on the same gameplay, but slightly more surreal.
3form.net /mansion_impossible   (128 words)

  
 IGN Boards - Mansion
You enter the mansion by going to the World Tourz tarvel agency in the Plaza across from the magazine office.
may i add that there are 3 presents to find in the mansion that each include a midnight dance mask.
IGN's enterprise databases running Oracle, SQL and MySQL are professionally monitored and managed by Pythian Remote DBA.
boards.ign.com /board/b6962/106739731/p1/?2   (336 words)

  
 Pittock Mansion - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Pittock Mansion is a fully furnished, magnificent, turn-of-the century, architectural treasure offering a sweeping view of the surrounding Cascade Mountains and the City of Portland, Oregon.
Tour Options: A variety of tours are offered: guided, self-guided, and special school tours.
Business Events: Companies and community groups can rent the mansion in the evenings for dinners or business receptions.
www.pittockmansion.com   (86 words)

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