|The front facade of Kykuit, with a classic Italian style of architecture|
|The back of the home with an extensive garden around it|
Rockefeller was taught by his mother to work hard and he was academically good in school. At 16 he went to business school learning bookkeeping and this skill and talent would serve him well later on in life.
|A swan gracing a pond that leads up to the tea room|
|Modern art pieces contrast with the traditional-looking home|
There's a mini museum in the home, filled with works by not only the Spanish artist, but also Georges Braque, Toulouse-Lautrec, Andy Warhol and Alexander Calder.
We also saw the changing room complete with a shower that was a precursor to today's modern jets, with a series of pipes that would have spewed water at the body in the middle, as well as the stables complete with a number of carriages and garage with a fleet of antique cars, as well as the home's own gas pump.
|A view of the Hudson River that Rockefeller fell in love with|