Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The Poor Little Rich Girl


Billionairess Doris Duke Walks With A Friend At A Party in Newport RI

In 1937, two years after her marriage to James Cromwell, Doris Duke began construction on a large oceanside estate in Honolulu. The estate included a large, one-story mansion with two guest bedrooms, several large pools, a Hawaiian fishpond, tropical garden, numerous water terraces, a playhouse which is a miniature replica of the main house, pool house, Turkish Room, Mihrab Room, Mughal Gardens and a gorgeous upper lawn, all situated on 4.9 acres. She named the estate Shangri La.

Doris Duke At Shangri La

Click HERE To Read A Wonderful Article By LIFE Magazine About Doris and The Estate. 

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