Why Hearst Castle Cost $700 Million to Build

From:America in Color: American Royalty

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In 1919, William Randolph Hearst built his famous castle in the hills of San Simeon, California. With 56 bedrooms, 61 bathrooms and a 127-acre garden, it was the most opulent home in the country.